Psammophis namibensis

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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: Psammophis
Species: Psammophis namibensis

Name[edit]

Holotype: TMP 37093, adult ♀, collected by W.D. Haacke on 12 May 1969.

Type locality: “Harus in the Uri-Hauchab Mountains, Diamond Area No. 2, South West Africa”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Psammophis leightoni namibensis Broadley, 1975: 9 [orginal combination, as subspecies]
  • Psammophis namibensisBroadley, 2002: 91 [subsequent combination, elevate to species]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Namib Sand Snake