Eirenis kermanensis

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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: Eirenis
Species: Eirenis kermanensis


  • Eirenis kermanensis Rajabizadeh, Schmidtler, Orlov & Soleimani, 2012
Holotype: ICSTZM 7H1062; adult Female; coll. Gh. Soleimani, May 2008
Type locality: Iran, Kerman province, Sarduieh region, Babe Karafs village, (29°16’ N 57°15’ E), 2800 m elevation.
Etymology: Named after the Kerman Province, the largest province of Iran in its southeastern part with very different ecosystems from high mountains in the west to a hot desert in the east and from high elevated plains in the north to low coastal plains in the south — the herpetofauna of which has been studied poorly up to now.


  • Rajabizadeh, Mehdi; Josef F. Schmidtler, Nikolai Orlov,Gholamreza Soleimani, 2012: Review of Taxonomy and Distribution of the Eirenis medus group (Chernov, 1940) (Ophidia: Colubridae) with Description of a New Species of the Genus Eirenis from Kerman Province, Southeastern Iran. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 19(4): 307–313. Abstract.