Conopsis megalodon

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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: Conopsis
Species: Conopsis megalodon

Name[edit]

Conopsis megalodon (Taylor & Smith, 1942)

Type locality: Cerro San Felipe, Oaxaca.

Holotype: EHT-HMS 23640; UIMNH 25077 (23540) (fide Phillips, 2003).

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Taylor, Edward H. & Smith, H.M. 1942. The snake genera Conopsis and Toluca. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 28 (15): 325–363.
  • Goyenechea, Irene & Flores-Villela, Oscar 2002. Taxonomic status of the snake genera Conopsis and Toluca (Colubridae). Journal of Herpetology 36 (1): 92–95.
  • Goyenechea, Irene & Flores-Villela, Oscar 2006. Taxonomic summary of Conopsis, Günther, 1858 (Serpentes: Colubridae). Zootaxa 1271: 1–27.
  • Conopsis megalodon at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 23 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: San Felipe Ground Snake