Aparallactus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Lamprophiidae
Subfamilia: Aparallactinae
Genus: Aparallactus
Species (11): A. capensis – A. guentheri – A. jacksonii – A. lineatus – A. lunulatus – A. modestus – A. moeruensis – A. niger – A. nigriceps – A. turneri – A. werneri

Name[edit]

Type species: Aparallactus capensis Smith, 1849, by monotypy.

Synonyms[edit]

Type species: Pariaspis plumbeatra Cope, 1860, by original designation and monotypy.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Smith, A. 1838–1849. Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa; Consisting Chiefly of Figures and Descriptions of the Objects of Natural History Collected During an Expedition Into the Interior of South Africa, in the Years 1834, 1835, and 1836; Fitted Out by “The Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa.” Published Under the Authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury. Reptilia. Vol. 2. Smith, Elder and Co.: London. [100] + 28 pp., pls. 1–78. BHL Reference page. 
  • Cope, E.D. 1860. Catalogue of the Colubridae in the Museum of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, with notes and descriptions of new species. Part 2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 241–266. BHL Reference page. 

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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Honderdpootvreters
English: Centipede-eating Snakes