Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis

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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 hippocrepis

Name[edit]

Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis (Reinhardt, 1843)

Type locality: the Danish settlements on the coast of Guinea, near Accra, Ghana.

Holotype: ZMUC R63127).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Dipsas hippocrepis Reinhardt, 1843
  • Heterurus hippocrepisDuméril & Bibron, 1854: 1177
  • Leptodeira hippocrepisGray, 1858: 161
  • Leptodira hotamboeiaBoulenger, 1896: 90 (not Laurenti)
  • Crotaphopeltis hotamboeiaChabanaud, 1921: 469 (not Laurenti) (part.)
  • Crotaphopeltis acarina Roman, 1974
  • Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis - Rasmussen, 1985: 126
  • Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis - Rasmussen, 2000

References[edit]

  • Reinhardt, J. T. 1843. Beskrivelse af nogle nye Slangearter. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Afhandl. 10: 233–279.
  • Rasmussen, Jens Bodtker; Chirio, Laurent; and Ineich, Ivan 2000. The Herald Snakes (Crotaphopeltis) of the Central African Republic, Including a Systematic Review of C. hippocrepis. Zoosystema 22(3):585-600.
  • Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006. Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55(1):23-59.
  • Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 25 August 2008.