Lytorhynchus kennedyi

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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 kennedyi


Lytorhynchus kennedyi Schmidt, 1939

Type locality: Syria, between Horns and Palmyra.

Holotype: FMNH 19586.


  • Lytorhynchus kennedyi Schmidt, 1939
  • Lytorhynchus kennedyiSindaco et al., 2006


  • Schmidt, K.P. 1939: Reptiles and amphibians from Southwestern Asia. Publ. Field Mus. nat. Hist., zool. Ser., 24: 49–92.
  • Sindaco, R.; Serra, G. & Menegon, M. 2006: New data on the Syrian herpetofauna with a newly-recorded species of snake. Zoology of the Middle-East 37: 29–38.
  • Leviton, A.E.; Anderson, S.C.; Adler, K.; Minton, S.A. 1992: Handbook to Middle East Amphibians and Reptiles. SSAR, Oxford, Ohio (Contr. to Herpetol. No. 8), 1-252.
  • Lytorhynchus kennedyi at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 21 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Kennedy's Leafnose Snake