Elaphe zoigeensis

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Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Elaphe
Species: Elaphe zoigeensis


Elaphe zoigeensis Huang, Ding, Burbrink, Yang, Huang, Ling, Chen & Zhang, 2012

Holotype: HUM 20110001, adult female captured at 12:00 on 26 July 2010.

Type locality: A large rock about 20 m from the mouth of Jiangzha Hot Spring (3200 m elevation, N34º12’18’’, E102º42’48’’) in Zoige County, Sichuan, China.


  • HUM 20110002, adult female, about 40 m from the mouth of Jiangzha Hot Spring and in a small soil hole by the same stream.
  • HUM 20110003, adult male, about 30 m from the mouth of Jiangzha Hot Spring, same place and time as the those of the holotype.


  • Song Huang, Li Ding, Frank T. Burbrink, Jun Yang, Jietang Huang, Chen Ling, Xin Chen & Yaping Zhang. 2012: A New Species of the Genus Elaphe (Squamata: Colubridae) from Zoige County, Sichuan, China. Asian Herpetological Research, 3(1): 38–45. DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1245.2012.00038.