Dispholidus typus

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Dispholidus typus

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: Dispholidus
Species: Dispholidus typus
Subspecies: D. t. kivuensis – D. t. punctatus – D. t. typus

Name[edit]

Dispholidus typus (Smith, 1829)

Type locality: “Old Latakoo, South Africa”

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Smith, A. 1829. Contributions to the natural history of South Africa. Zool. Journ. 4: 433–444.
  • Fitzsimons, V.F.M.; Brain, C.K. 1958. A Short account of the Reptiles of the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park. Koedoe, 1(1): 99–104.
  • Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006. Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55(1):23-59.
  • Dispholidus typus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 30 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Boomslang