Dryocalamus gracilis

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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: Dryocalamus
Species: Dryocalamus gracilis

Name[edit]

Dryocalamus gracilis (Günther, 1864)

Type locality: S India.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Odontomus gracilis Günther, 1864: 234
  • Odontomus fergusonii Haly, 1888 (fide Smith, 1943)
  • Hydrophobus gracilisBoulenger, 1890: 298
  • Dryocalamus gracilisBoulenger, 1893: 371
  • Dryocalamus gracilisWall, 1921: 169
  • Dryocalamus gracilisSmith, 1943: 275
  • Dryocalamus gracilisDas, 1996: 56

References[edit]

  • Günther, A. 1864. The Reptiles of British India. London (Taylor & Francis), xxvii + 452 pp.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp.
  • Smith, M.A. 1943. The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Dryocalamus gracilis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 31 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Scarce Bridal Snake