Prosymna semifasciata

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Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

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: Elapoidea

Familia: Lamprophiidae
Subfamilia: Prosymninae
Genus: Prosymna
Species: Prosymna semifasciata


  • Prosymna semifasciata Broadley, 1995: 30

Holotype: NMZB 13732, ♂, collected by K.M. Howell, C.A. Msuya & W.T. Stanley on 22 July 1994.

Type locality: “Kwamgumi Forest Reserve, Muheza District, Tanga Region, Tanzania (4°56’ S, 38°44’ E) at approximately 230 m.a.s.l.”.


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2001. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press. 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51 ; 147].


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Banded Shovel-snout