Dipsadoboa flavida

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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: Dipsadoboa
Species: Dipsadoboa flavida
Subspecies (2): D. f. broadleyi – D. f. flavida

Name[edit]

Holotype: NMZB-UM 23124, ♂, collected by R.A. Stevens on January 1969.

Type locality: “a reedbed on Chisambo Tea Estate, Mlanje, southern Malawi, at c. 650 metres above sea-level”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Chamaetortus aulicus flavidus Broadley & Stevens, 1971: 5 [original combination, as subspecies]
  • Dipsadoboa flavida - Rasmussen, 1989 [subsequent combination, elevate to species]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Broadley, D.G. & Stevens, R.A. 1971. A review of Chamaetortus aulicus Günther, with the description of a new subspecies from Malawi (Serpentes: Colubridae). Arnoldia (Rhodesia) 5(11): 1–11. Reference page
  • Rasmussen, J.B. 1989. On the taxonomic status of Dipsadoboa aulica aulica Günther and D. aulica flavida Broadley & Stevens, with tthe description of a new subspecies of D. flavida Broadley & Stevens (Boiginae, Serpentes). Amphibia-Reptilia 10: 35–62.

Additional references[edit]

  • Broadley, D. G. & Howell, K. M. 1991. A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Syntarsus 1: 1—70.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Cross-barred Tree Snake