Hemachatus haemachatus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

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
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Elapinae
Genus: Hemachatus
Species: Hemachatus haemachatus

Name[edit]

Holotype: MNHN. [lost fide Broadley in Golay et al. (1993: 138)]

Type locality: “Le Japon, la Perse” [= Japan and Iran] (in error); corrected to “South Africa” by Bogert (1940: 87) and FitzSimons (1962: 287).

Combinations[edit]

  • Vipera haemachate Lacépède, 1789 [nomen rejiciendum]
  • Coluber haemachates Bonnaterre, 1790: 31 [original combination]
  • Vipera haemachatesLatreille, 1801 [subsequent combination]
  • Sepedon haemachatesMerrem, 1820 [subsequent combination]
  • Naja haemachatesSchlegel, 1837 [subsequent combination]
  • Aspidelaps haemachatesJan, 1859 [subsequent combination]
  • Hemachatus haemachatusStejneger, 1936 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Bonnaterre, P.J. 1790. Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature: Ophiologie. Panconoke: Paris. XLIV + 76 pp. + 43 pls. BHL

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Ring-necked Spitting Cobra