Dipsadoboa duchesnii

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Dipsadoboa
Species: Dipsadoboa duchesnii

Name[edit]

Lectotype: BMNH 1946.1.8.39 (formerly BMNH 1901.6.19.1), ♂. [designated by Hughes & Barry (1969: 1020)]

Type locality: “Umangi, Bas Congo [=Central Congo]”.

Paralectotype: RGMC 476, ♀, from “Mandungu at Itimbiri, Haut-Congo”. [designated by Hughes & Barry (1969: 1020)]

Combinations[edit]

  • Leptodira [sic] duchesnii Boulenger, 1901: 10 [original combination]
  • Leptodeira duchesniiSchmidt, 1923: 109 [subsequent combination]
  • Dipsoglyphophis duchesniiBarbour & Amaral, 1927: 26 [subsequent combination]
  • Dipsadoboa duchesniiBogert, 1940: 64 [subsequent combination]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Dipsadomorphus viridis Sternfeld, 1908: 411 [synonymized by Boulenger (1919: 287)]

Holotype: ZMB [apparently lost acc. Rasmussen (1989: 250)]

Type locality: “Bipindi”, South Region, Cameroon.

  • Leptodira nigeriensis Werner, 1913: 27 [synonymized by Rasmussen (1989: 250)]

Holotype: ZMB ♀. [apparently lost Koepcke, in lit. acc. Rasmussen (1989: 250)]

Type locality: “Südnigeria (Umgebung von Gana Gana unf Sagbama, Niger-Delta)”.

  • Chamaetortus aulicus ellenbergeri Chabanaud, 1916: 375 [synonymized by Broadley & Stevens (1971: 1)]

Holotype: MNHN 16227.

Type locality: “Lambaréné”, Moyen-Ogooué Province, Gabon.

  • Dipsadomorphus myops Chabanaud, 1917: 453 [synonymized with Leptodeira nigeriensis by Werner (1924); with duchesnii by Rasmussen (1989: 250)]

Holotype: MNHN 1902.106.

Type locality: “Gabon”.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Rasmussen, J.B. 1989. A taxonomic review of the Dipsadoboa duchesnei complex. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 40(3/4): 249–264.
  • Broadley, D.G. 1998. The reptilian fauna of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa). in Schmidt, K.P. & Noble, G.K. Contributions to the Herpetology of the Belgian Congo. [reprint of the 1919 and 1923 papers]. SSAR Facsimile reprints in Herpetology, 780 pp.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Yabassi Tree Snake