Aspidites melanocephalus

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Aspidites melanocephalus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Booidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Booidea

Familia: Boidae
Subfamilia: Pythoninae
Genus: Aspidites
Species: Aspidites melanocephalus
Subspecies: A. m. adelynensis – A. m. davieii – A. m. melanocephalus

Name[edit]

Aspidites melanocephalus (Krefft, 1864)

Type locality: Australia (Queensland, Bowen (for Port Denison))

Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.8.2

Synonyms[edit]

  • Aspidiotes melanocephalus Krefft, 1864: 225
  • Aspidites [melanocephalus] Peters, 1876 (nomen novum pro Aspidiotes)
  • Aspidites melanocephalusBoulenger, 1893: 91
  • Aspidites melanocephalusStimson, 1969
  • Aspidites melanocephalusKluge, 1993
  • Aspidites melanocephalusMcDiarmid, Campbell & Touré, 1999: 164
  • Aspidites melanocephalusCogger, 2000: 601

References[edit]

  • Krefft, G. 1864. Description of Aspidiotes melanocephalus, a new snake from Port Denison, N.E. Australia. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 14: 225-226
  • Krefft,G. 1864. Description of Aspidiotes melanocephalus, a new snake from Port Denison. Proc. zool. Soc. London, 1864: 20-22
  • Grace, J. 1997. Captive breeding of the Black-headed python, Aspidites melanocephalus. Monitor: Journal of the Victorian Herpetological Society. 9 (1): 8-9
  • Merahtzakis, G. 1995. Nachzuchterfolg bei Aspidites melanocephalus. Elaphe 3 (3): 7-8
  • Roskov Y., Kunze T., Orrell T., Abucay L., Paglinawan L., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Decock W., De Wever A., Didžiulis V., eds. (2014) Aspidites melanocephalus (Krefft, 1864) in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 17th March 2014. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Aspidites melanocephalus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 20 Jule 2009.

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Schwarzkopfpython
English: Black-headed Python
polski: Pyton czarnogłowy