Oligodon nikhili

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

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Oligodon
Species: Oligodon nikhili

Name[edit]

Oligodon nikhili Whitaker & Dattatri, 1982

Type locality: S India.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Whitaker R.; Dattatri S. 1982. A new species of Oligodon from the Palni Hills, south India (Serpentes: Colubridae). J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 79 (3): 630–631.
  • Whitaker, Romulus and Ashok Captain 2004. Snakes of India. Draco Books, 500 pp.
  • Oligodon nikhili at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 29 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Nikhil's Kukri Snake