Crotaphopeltis braestrupi

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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: Crotaphopeltis
Species: Crotaphopeltis braestrupi

Name[edit]

Crotaphopeltis braestrupi Rasmussen, 1985

Type locality: Somalia, Upper Volta (Burkina Faso).

Holotype: CAS 153373.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Crotaphopeltis braestrupi Rasmussen, 1985
  • Crotaphopeltis acarina Roman, 1974

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Rasmussen J. B. 1985. A new species of Crotaphopeltis from east Africa, with remarks on the identity of Dipsas hippocrepis Reinhardt, 1843 (Serpentes: Boiginae). STEENSTRUPIA 11(4) : 113–129.
  • Roman, B. 1974. Deux espèces du genre Crotaphopeltis (Colubridés Ophistoglyphes) dans le territoire de Haute-Volta: Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia (Laurent) et Crotaphopeltis acarina n. sp. Notes et documents Voltaïques 8 (1): 13 pp.

Additional references[edit]

  • Trape, J.-F. & Mane, Y. 2006. Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale. Savane et désert. [Senegal, Gambia, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger]. IRD Editions, Paris, 226 pp.
  • Crotaphopeltis braestrupi at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 25 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Braestrup's Water Snake