Psammophis schokari

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Psammophis schokari

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: Psammophiidae
Genus: Psammophis
Species: Psammophis schokari

Name[edit]

Neotype: FMNH 66153, ♂, collected by H. Hoogstraal & R.E. Kuntz on 27 January 1951. [designated by Marx (1988: 13–14).

Type locality: “Temen [=Yemen]”, redesigned by neotype designation to “Hodeida (= Al Hudaydah), Yemen” by Marx (1988: 13–14).

Combinations[edit]

  • Coluber schokari Forsskål, 1775: 14 [original combination]
  • Psammophis schokariBoulenger, 1896: 157 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Forsskål, P.S. 1775. Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Ex Officina Mölleri: Hauniae [=Copenhagen]. 1–20 + i–xxxiv + 1–164 + 1 map. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Schokari Sand Racer