Platyceps plinii comb. nov. Previously unpublished original colour-painting from the Thomas Hardwicke collection of sketches (Volume II, sketch 63) kept in the Zoological Library of the Natural History Museum, London, U.K. (see also Smith 1943, p. 529). Reproduced with permission from the Natural History Museum, London, U.K.

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