Afronatrix anoscopus

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Afronatrix anoscopus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Natricinae
Genus: Afronatrix
Species: Afronatrix anoscopus

Name[edit]

Afronatrix anoscopus (Cope, 1861)

  • Holotype: ANSP 6639.
  • Type locality: “Cuba” (in error), corrected to “probably Liberia” by Loveridge (1941: 118).

Combinations[edit]

  • Tropidonotus anoscopus Cope, 1861: 299 [original combination]
  • Natrix anoscopusMalnate, 1960 [subsequent combination]
  • Afronatrix anoscopusRossman & Eberle, 1977: 42 [subsequent combination]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Natrix firestonei Taylor & Weyer, 1958: 1210 [synonymised by Rossman (1976: 257)]
    • Holotype: FMNH 100709 (EHT-HMS 31894), adult ♀, collected by D. Weyer in 1956.
    • Type locality: “Harbel, R. Liberia”.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: African Brown Water Snake
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