Melanophidium wynaudense

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Melanophidium wynaudense

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Uropeltoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
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: Henophidia
Superfamilia: Uropeltoidea

Familia: Uropeltidae
Genus: Melanophidium
Species: Melanophidium wynaudense

Name[edit]

Melanophidium wynaudense (Beddome, 1863)

  • Lectotype: BMNH 1946.1.15.46 (former 74.4.29.84), adult ♀, collected by R.H. Beddome between 1857–1882. [designated by Gower et al. (2016: 490)]
  • Type locality: “Cherambady in the Wynand”, restricted by lectotype designation to “near Manantoddy (Mananthavady), Wayanad” by Gower et al. (2016: 490).
  • Paralectotypes (n=3): BMNH 1946.1.15.74 (former 64.3.9.6), adult ♀, and MNHN-RA-1895.108 and MNHN-RA-1895.109.

Combinations[edit]

  • Plectrurus wynaudensis Beddome, 1863: 48 [original combination]
  • Melanophidium wynaudenseGünther, 1864: 194 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Indian Black Earth Snake
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