Echis megalocephalus

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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 megalocephalus

Name[edit]

  • Echis megalocephalus Cherlin, 1990: 212

Holotype: ZIN 19430.1, ♂.

Type locality: “island in southern Red Sea”, restricted to “Nokra Is., Dahlak Archipelago, Red Sea, Ethiopia” by Borkin & Cherlin (1995: 136).

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Cherlin's Saw-scaled Viper