Dryophiops philippina

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Dryophiops philippina
Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Dryophiops
Species: Dryophiops philippina


Dryophiops philippina Boulenger, 1896

Type locality: Philippine Islands (Luzon, Mindoro, Sibuyan, Bataan).


  • Dryophiops philippina Boulenger, 1896: 195
  • Dryophiops philippinaBrown & Alcala, 1970: 114
  • Dryophiops philippinaGaulke et al., 2003


  • Boulenger, G.A. 1896. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum, Vol. 3. London (Taylor & Francis), xiv + 727 pp.
  • Brown, Walter C.; Alcala, Angel C. 1970. The zoogeography of the herpetofauna of the Philippine Islands, a fringing archipelago. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 38 (6): 105-130.
  • Gaulke, M.; Demegillo, A.; Reiter, J. & Tacud, B. 2003. Additions to the herpetofauna of Panay Island, Philippines. Salamandra 39 (2): 111-122.
  • Dryophiops philippina at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 31 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Philippine Whip Snake