Oligodon brevicauda

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Oligodon brevicauda

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 brevicauda

Name[edit]

Oligodon brevicauda Günther, 1862

Type locality: “Cochinchina” without precise locality information.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Oligodon brevicauda Günther, 1862: 58
  • Oligodon brevicaudaSmith, 1943: 231
  • Oligodon brevicaudaCampden-Main, 1970
  • Oligodon brevicaudusDas, 1996: 58

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.
  • Campden-Main, S.M. 1970: The Identity of Oligodon cyclurus (CANTOR, 1839) and Revalidation of Oligodon brevicauda (STEINDACHNER, 1867) (Serpentes: Colubridae) Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 82 (58): 763–765.
  • Oligodon brevicauda at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 27 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Shorthead Kukri Snake