Proatheris superciliaris

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

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: Viperoidea

Familia: Viperidae
Subfamilia: Viperinae
Genus: Proatheris
Species: Proatheris superciliaris

Name[edit]

Proatheris superciliaris (Peters, 1854)

  • Holotype: ZMB 4121, ♂, collected by W. Peters in April 1847.
  • Type locality: “Terra Querimba”, emended to “Festlande, der Cap Delgado-Insel Querimba” by Peters (1882: 145).

Combinations[edit]

  • Vipera superciliaris Peters, 1854: 625 [original combination]
  • Bitis superciliarisKramer, 1961: 419 [subsequent combination]
  • Atheris superciliarisMarx & Rabb, 1965: 162 [subsequent combination]
  • Proatheris superciliarisBroadley, 1996: 44 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Lowland Swamp Viper