Dendrelaphis punctulatus

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Dendrelaphis punctulatus

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
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Ahaetuliinae
Genus: Dendrelaphis
Species: Dendrelaphis punctulatus
Subspecies: D. p. punctulatus – D. p. striolatus

Name[edit]

Dendrelaphis punctulatus (Gray, 1826)

Type locality: Careening Bay, 15°06'S, 125°00'E, W. A.

Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.23.34.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Leptophis punctulatus Gray, 1826: 432
  • Ahaetulla punctulatus Gray, 1827
  • Elaps lewisii Gray, 1841: 444
  • Dendrophis (Ahetula) olivacea Gray, 1842: 54
  • Dendrophis prasinus Girard, 1858: 181
  • Dendrophis gracilis Macleay, 1875: 15
  • Dendrophis breviceps Macleay, 1877: 33
  • Dendrophis olivacea Macleay, 1878:220 (non Dendrophis (A.) olivacea Gray)
  • Dendrophis bilorealis Macleay, 1884: 435
  • Dendrophis punctulatusFischer, 1884: 49
  • Dendrophis punctulatusBoulenger, 1894: 82
  • Dendrophis punctulatusde Rooij, 1917: 63
  • Dendrelaphis punctulata - Cogger, 1983: 211
  • Dendrelaphis punctulatusMattison, 1995: 100
  • Dendrelaphis punctulata — Cogger, 2000: 621

References[edit]

  • Gray, J. E. 1826. Reptilia. Appendix in: King, P. P. Narrative of a survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia performed between the years 1818 and 1822. London: John Murray 2: 424–434.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Dendrelaphis punctulatus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 29 August 2008.
  • IUCN: Dendrelaphis punctulatus (Gray, 1826) (Least Concern)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Green Tree Snake