The Herpetological Journal is the Society's prestigious quarterly scientific journal. Articles are listed in Biological Abstracts, Current Awareness in Biological Sciences,Current Contents, Science Citation Index, and Zoological Record.
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Authors: Donald G. Broadley
Abstract: The genus Atheris Cope [sensu stricto, after assignment of superciliaris (Peters) and hindii (Boulenger) to monotypic genera (Broadley, 1 996)] is reviewed in order to determine the affinities of a distinctive new species, Atheris acuminata, described from a single specimen collected in western Uganda. A key is provided to the ten species recognized, and A. anisolepis Mocquard and A. rungweensis Bogert are recognized as full species