Craspedocephalus macrolepis

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Craspedocephalus macrolepis

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: Crotalinae
Genus: Craspedocephalus
Species: Craspedocephalus macrolepis

Name[edit]

Craspedocephalus macrolepis (Beddome, 1862)

  • Lectotype: BMNH 1946.1.18.72 (formerly 1861.12.30.80), ♂, collected by R.H. Beddome between 1857–1862. [designated by Toriba in Golay et al. (1993: 101)]
  • Type locality: “Anamallay mountains at 6000 ft and Pulney Hills at 4000 ft”, restricted by lectotype designation to “Anaimallai Hills, India” by Toriba in Golay et al. (1993: 101).
  • Paralectotypes (n=2): BMNH 1946.1.17.75 and BMNH 1946.1.18.83, same data as the lectotype.

Combinations[edit]

  • Trimeresurus macrolepis Beddome, 1862: 2 [original combination]
  • Peltopelor macrolepisGünther, 1864: 391 [subsequent combination]
  • Trigonocephalus macrolepisFerguson, 1895: 77 [subsequent combination]
  • Lachesis macrolepisBoulenger, 1896: 560 [subsequent combination]
  • Trimeresurus (Peltopelor) macrolepisDavid, Vogel & Dubois, 2011 [subsequent combination]
  • Craspedocephalus macrolepisMallik et al., 2021: 582 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Large-scaled Pit Viper
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