Boiga ceylonensis

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Boiga ceylonensis

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: Colubrinae
Genus: Boiga
Species: Boiga ceylonensis

Name[edit]

Boiga ceylonensis (Günther, 1858)

Type locality: Sri Lanka.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Dipsadomorphus ceylonensis Günther, 1858: 176
  • Dipsas ceylonensisGünther, 1864
  • Dipsas nuchalis Günther, 1875 (fide Smith, 1943)
  • Dipsadomorphus nuchalisWall, 1900 (fide Smith, 1943)
  • Dipsadomorphus beddomei Wall, 1909 (fide Smith, 1943)
  • Dipsadomorphus andamanensis Wall, 1909 (fide Smith, 1943)
  • Dipsadomorphus ceylonensisWall, 1921: 278
  • Boiga andamanensisWall, 1924 (fide Smith, 1943)
  • Boiga ceylonensisSmith, 1943: 351
  • Boiga ceylonensisDas, 1996: 54

References[edit]

  • Günther, A. 1858. Catalogue of Colubrine snakes of the British Museum. London, I - XVI, 1 - 281.
  • Wall, Frank 1921. Ophidia Taprobanica or the Snakes of Ceylon. Colombo Mus. (H. R. Cottle, govt. printer), Colombo. xxii, 581 pages.
  • Das, I. 1999. Biogeography of the amphibians and reptiles of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. In: Ota,H. (ed) Tropical Island herpetofauna..., Elsevier, pp. 43-77.
  • Boiga ceylonensis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 20 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sri Lanka Cat Snake