Phyllorhynchus

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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: Phyllorhynchus
Species: P. browni – P. decurtatus

Name[edit]

Phyllorhynchus Stejneger, 1890

Type species: Phyllorhynchus browni Stejneger, 1890

References[edit]

  • Cadle, J.E. 2011: Hemipenial morphology in the North American snake genus Phyllorhynchus (Serpentes: Colubridae), with a review of and comparisons with natricid hemipenes. Zootaxa, 3092: 1–25. Preview
  • Stejneger, Leonhard 1890: On a new genus and species of colubrine snakes from North America. Proc. US. Natl. Mus. 13 (802): 151–155.
  • Phyllorhynchus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 04 oct 2008.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Leaf-nosed Snakes