Oligodon affinis

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Oligodon affinis

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: Oligodon
Species: Oligodon affinis

Name[edit]

Oligodon affinis Günther, 1862

Type locality: India (Western Ghats south of Goa).

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Günther, Albert 1862: On new species of snakes in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 9: 52–67.
  • Smith, M.A. 1943: The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Whitaker, Romulus and Ashok Captain 2004: Snakes of India. Draco Books, 500 pp.
  • Oligodon affinis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 27 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Kukri Snake