Psammophis phillipsii

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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 phillipsii

Name[edit]

Lectotype: ANSP 5112, ♀ [designated by Broadley (1977: 24)]

Type locality: “Liberia, West coast of Africa”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Coluber phillipsii Halloowell, 1844: 169 [original combination]
  • Psammophis phillipsiiHallowell, 1854: 100 [subsequent combination]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Psammophis regularis Sternfeld, 1908: 412 [synonymized by Loveridge (1940: 42)]

Syntypes: ZMB 11230, 20367, 5888117.

Type locality: “Kamerun, Togo”.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Olive Grass Racer, Phillips’ Sand Snake