Crotaphopeltis degeni

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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 degeni


Crotaphopeltis degeni (Boulenger, 1906)

Type locality: Entebbe, Uganda.

Syntypes: BMNH 1946.1.9.96-97.



  • Boulenger, G.A. 1906. Additions to the herptetology of British East Africa. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 2: 570–572.
  • Barbour, T.;Amaral, A. D. 1927. Studies on African ophidia. Bulletin of the Antivenin Institute of America 1 (1): 1–3.
  • Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006. Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55(1):23-59.
  • Crotaphopeltis degeni at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 25 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Yellow-flanked Snake