Cerastes 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: Cerastes cerastes
Subspecies (2): C. c. cerastes – C. c. hoofieni

Name[edit]

Cerastes cerastes (Linnaeus, 1758) [conserved name]

  • Holotype: NHR Lin-98 (formerly MAFR), an anterior body section, presented by F. Hasselquist in 7 July 1750.
  • Type locality: “Oriente”.
  • Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Opinion 661 (1963: 191).

Combinations[edit]

  • Coluber cerastes Linnaeus, 1758: 217 [original combination]
  • Vipera cerastesSonnini & Latreille, 1801 [subsequent combination]
  • Cerastes cerastesAndersson, 1899 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Wüsten-Hornviper
English: Desert Horned Viper
suomi: Saharansarvikyy
français: Vipère à cornes
עברית: עכן חרטומים
magyar: Szarvasvipera
հայերեն: Եղջերավոր իժ
italiano: Ceraste cornuta
lietuvių: Raguotoji angis
Nederlands: Hoornadder
polski: Żmija rogata
svenska: Hornhuggorm
українська: Рогата гадюка звичайна
中文: 角蝰
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