Oligodon wagneri

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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
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 wagneri

Name[edit]

  • Oligodon wagneri David & Vogel, 2012
Holotype: MNHN 1891.0233, juvenile male, collected by Mr. Jules Claine and deposited on July 23rd, 1891.
Type locality: “Poulo Nias”, i.e. Pulau Nias (Nias Island), Nias Archipelago, Sumatera Utara Province, off the northern part of the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
Etymology: Named in honour of Mr. Frederick W. Wagner, who noticed the distinct specific status of this new species and for his contribution to the systematics of the genus Oligodon.

References[edit]

  • Patrick David & Gernot Vogel. 2012: A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Pulau Nias, Indonesia. Zootaxa, 3201: 58–68. Preview.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Wagner’s kukri Snake