Lamprophiidae

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Lamprophis guttatus

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
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Lamprophiidae
Genera (16): Boaedon – Bothrolycus – Bothrophthalmus – Chamaelycus – Dendrolycus – Gonionotophis – Gracililima – Hormonotus – Inyoka – Lamprophis – Limaformosa – Lycodonomorphus – Lycophidion – Mehelya – Montaspis – Pseudoboodon
[source: genera circunscription sensu Zaher et al. (2019) and Broadley et al. (2018)]

Name[edit]

Lamprophiidae Fitzinger, 1843

Combinations[edit]

  • Lamprophes Fitzinger, 1843: 25 [original combination (spelling), as familia]
  • Lamprophisinae — Bourgeois, 1968 [subsequent combination, reduced to subfamilia, incorrect formation]
  • Lamprophiinae — Dowling et al., 1996 [subsequent combination, as subfamilia, correct formation]
  • Lamprophiini — Broadley, 1998 [subsequent combination, reduce to tribus]
  • Lamprophiidae — Kelly et al., 2009: 51 [subsequent combination, restaure to familia]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: African House Snakes