Cerastes

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Cerastes cerastes

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
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: Cerastes
Species (4): C. boehmei – C. cerastes – C. gasperettii – C. vipera

Name[edit]

Cerastes Laurenti, 1768: 81 [conserved name]

  • Type species: Coluber cerastes Linnaeus, 1758, by subsequent designation by Opinion 661 (1963: 191).
  • Gender: feminine.
  • Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Opinion 661 (1963: 191).

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Laurenti, J.N. 1768. Specimen medicum, exhibens synopsin reptilium emendatam cum experimentis circa venena et antidota reptilium austracorum, quod authoritate et consensu (In Latin). Joan Thomae: Vienna. 217 pp. BHL Reference page
  • International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1963. Opinion 661. Cerastes Laurenti, 1768 (Reptilia): designation of a type-species under the Plenary Powers. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 20(3): 191–192. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Afrikanische Hornvipern
English: Horned Vipers
Esperanto: Kerasto
Nederlands: Hoornadders
norsk: Hornhoggormer
русский: Рогатые гадюки
українська: Рогата гадюка
中文: 角蝰屬
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