Philothamnus bequaerti

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
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: Philothamnus
Species: Philothamnus bequaerti

Name[edit]

Philothamnus bequaerti (Schmidt, 1923)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Chlorophis bequaerti Schmidt, 1923: 75
  • Philothamnus irregularisSchmidt, 1923: 76 (fide Hughes, 1985)
  • Philothamnus bequaertiHughes, 1985
  • Philothamnus bequaertiBroadley, 1998
  • Philothamnus bequaertiChirio & Ineich, 2006

References[edit]

  • Schmidt, K.P. 1923: Contributions to the herpetology of the Belgian Congo based on the collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition, 1909-1915. Part II. Snakes, with field notes by Herbert Lang and James P. Chapin. Bull. Amer. Mus. nat. Hist. 49 (1): 1–146.
  • Hughes, B. 1985: Progress on a taxonomic revision of African green tree snakes (Philothamnus spp.). In: Schuchmann, K.L. (ed.) Proceedings of the International Symposium on African Vertebrates. ZFMK, Bonn.
  • Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006: Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55 (1):23-59.
  • Philothamnus bequaerti at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 02 oct 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bequaert's Green Snake