Naja christyi

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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
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Elapinae
Genus: Boulengerina
Species: Boulengerina christyi

Name[edit]

Boulengerina christyi Boulenger, 1904

Etymology: christyi: The specific name honours English doctor Cuthbert Christy, of whose expedition to the Congo.[1]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Congo water cobra, Christy's water cobra

References[edit]

  1. Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011-07-26). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. JHU Press. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. Archived from the original on 2016-10-22. Retrieved 2013-05-07.