Boiga dightoni

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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: Colubrinae
Genus: Boiga
Species: Boiga dightoni

Name[edit]

Boiga dightoni (Boulenger, 1894)

Type locality: India (Kerala).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Dipsas dightoni Boulenger, 1894
  • Dipsadomorphus dightoniBoulenger, 1896
  • Boiga dightoniSmith, 1943: 359
  • Boiga dightoniDas, 1996: 54

References[edit]

  • Boulenger, G.A. 1894. J. Bombay N. H. S. viii: 528.
  • Smith, M.A. 1943. The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Sharma, R. C. 2004. Handbook Indian Snakes. AKHIL BOOKS, New Delhi, 292 pp.
  • Boiga dightoni at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 21 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pirmad Cat Snake