Atheris desaixi

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

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: Viperoidea

Familia: Viperidae
Subfamilia: Viperinae
Genus: Atheris
Species: Atheris desaixi

Name[edit]

  • Atheris desaixi Ashe, 1968: 53

Holotype: BMNH 1969.338 (formerly NMK 1626) ♀, collected by Frank De Saix on 3 July 1967.

Type locality: “near Chuka, Lat. 0º20'S. Long 37°.35'E. ... in rain forest at an altitude of c. 1,600 metres”, Kenya.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mt. Kenya Bush Viper