Pseudonaja textilis

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pseudonaja textilis


Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

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
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophiinae
Genus: Pseudonaja
Species: Pseudonaja textilis



Pseudonaja textilis (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)

  • Holotype: MNHN-RA-0.3944, donated by J. Verreaux in October 1846.
  • Type locality: “Australie [=Australia]”.


  • Furina textilis Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854: 1242 [original combination]
  • Pseudonaja textilisKrefft, 1862: 149 [subsequent combination]
  • Pseudoelaps textilisJan, in Jan & Sordelli, 1873: pl. V, fig. 5 [subsequent combination]
  • Diemenia textilisBoulenger, 1896: 325 [subsequent combination]


  • Pseudoelaps superciliosus Fischer, 1856: 107
    • Holotype: ZMUH 4434 (former nº 362), donated by J.G. Booth Jr.
    • Type locality: “Neuholland (Sidney)”.
  • Furina bicucullata McCoy, 1879: 13
    • Lectotype: NMV D1832, collected by Henry Tubb in July 1879. [designated by Coventry (1970: 121)]
    • Type locality: “Longwood” and “Benalla”, restricted by lectotype designation to “Longwood”, Victoria, Australia, by Coventry (1970: 121).
    • Paralectotypes (n=5): NMV D4610, D8939, D8940, D8941, D8942, all from “Benalla”, collector and date unknown.



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: Eastern Brown Snake
Wikimedia Commons For more multimedia, look at Pseudonaja textilis on Wikimedia Commons.