Aspidura ceylonensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

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
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: Aspidura
Species: Aspidura ceylonensis

Name[edit]

Syntypes (2): BMNH 1946.1.12.27, ♂, collected by R. Templeton between 1839–1851, and BMNH 1946.1.12.6, ♀, collected by H. Cuming beteen 1836–1840.

Type locality: “Ceylon”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Haplocercus ceylonensis Günther, 1858: 15 [original combination]
  • Aspidura ceylonensisPyron et al., 2013: 975 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Günther, A. 1858. Catalogue of Colubrine snakes of the British Museum. Order of the Trustees: London. i–xvi + 281 pp. BHL

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Ceylon Keelback