Echis carinatus

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Echis carinatus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

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: Viperoidea

Familia: Viperidae
Subfamilia: Viperinae
Genus: Echis
Species: Echis carinatus
Subspecies (5): E. c. astolae – E. c. carinatus – E. c. sinhaleyus – E. c. sochureki – E. c. multisquamatus

Name[edit]

Lectotype: plate 2, pp. 23, described and illustrated by Russell (1796). [designated by Wallach, Williams & Boundy (2014: 254)]

Type locality: “Arni”, India.

Combinations[edit]

  • Pseudoboa carinata Schneider, 1801: 285 [original combination]
  • Vipera (Echis) carinataMerrem, 1820: 149 [subsequent combination]
  • Echis carinataWagler, 1830: 177 [subsequent combination, incorrect gender agreement]
  • Vipera carinataJan, 1859: 153 [subsequent combination]
  • Echis carinatusBoulenger, 1896: 505 [subsequent combination, correct gender agreement]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Schneider, J.G. 1801. Historiae Amphibiorum naturalis et literariae. Fasciculus secundus continens Crocodilos, Scincos, Chamaesauras, Boas, Pseudoboas, Elapes, Angues, Amphisbaenas et Caecilias. Frommani: Jena. 364 pp. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Gemeine Sandrasselotter
English: Saw-scaled Viper
Nederlands: Zaagschubadder
Türkçe: Çöl engereği
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