Toxicodryas pulverulenta

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Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Toxicodryas
Species: Toxicodryas pulverulenta


Toxicodryas pulverulenta (Fischer, 1856)

  • Lectotype: ZMUH 4376 (formerly ZMH 339).
  • Type locality: “Edina, Grand Bassa County in Liberia (West-Afrika)”.


  • Dipsas pulverulenta Fischer, 1856: 81 [original combination]
  • Dipsadomorphus pulverulentusBoulenger, 1896 [subsequent combination]
  • Boiga pulverulentaSchmidt, 1923: 102 [subsequent combination]
  • Toxicodryas pulverulentaWelch, 1982 [subsequent combination]


  • Dipsadomorphus boueti Chabanaud, 1917: 373
    • Holotype:
    • Type locality: “Porto Novo, Dahomey”.


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Schmidt, K. P. 1923. Contributions to the herpetology of the Belgian Congo based on the collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition, 1909-1915. Part II. Snakes, with field notes by Herbert Lang and James P. Chapin. Bull. Amer. Mus. nat. Hist. 49(1): 1–146.
  • Hughes, Barry 2000. Polymorphism, sex, size and other aspects of the African snake, Boiga blandingi (Hallowell, 1844). Herpetological Bulletin (74): 8–12.
  • Rödel M.O. & Mahsberg D. 2000. Vorläufige Liste der Schlangen des Tai-Nationalparks / Elfenbeinküste und angrenzender Gebiete. Salamandra 36(1): 25–38. PDF Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Fischer's Cat Snake