Platyceps sinai

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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: Platyceps
Species: Platyceps sinai

Name[edit]

Holotype: USNM 134989, ♀.

Type locality: “Wadi Feizan, Sinai Peninsula”, Egypt.

Combinations[edit]

  • Lytorhynchus sinai Schmidt & Marx, 1956: 30 [original combination]
  • Coluber sinaiMarx, 1968: 32 [subsequent combination]
  • Haemorrhois sinaiWelch, 1983: 69 [subsequent combination]
  • Platyceps sinaiNagy, Lawson, Joger & Wink, 2004: 231 [subsequent combination, by implication]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Schätti B. & Wilson L.D. 1986. Coluber Linnaeus. Holarctic racers. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 1986(399): 1–4.
  • Venchi, A. & Sindaco, R. 2006. Annotated checklist of the reptiles of the Mediterranean countries, with keys to species identification. Part 2 -Snakes (Reptilia, Serpentes). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "G. Doria", Genova XCVIII: 259–364.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sinai Banded Racer