Lytorhynchus diadema

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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: Lytorhynchus
Species: Lytorhynchus diadema
Subspecies: L. d. arabicus – L. d. diadema – L. d. gaddi – L. d. kennedyi – L. d. mesopotamicus

Name[edit]

Lytorhynchus diadema (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)

Type locality: Algeria.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Duméril, A.M.C., G. Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril 1854: Erpétologie générale ou Histoire Naturelle complète des Reptiles. Vol. 7 (partie 1). Paris, xvi + 780 S.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1887: A list of the reptiles and batrachians obtained near Muscat, Arabia, and presented to the British Museum by Surgeon-Major A.S.G. Jayakar. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 20: 407–408.
  • Schleich, H.H., Kästle, W., Kabisch, K. 1996: Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa. Koeltz, Koenigstein, 627 pp.
  • Lytorhynchus diadema at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 21 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Crowned Leafnose Snake, Diademed Sand Snake