Pseustes sulphureus

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Pseustes sulphureus

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: Pseustes
Species: Pseustes sulphureus
Subspecies: P. s. dieperinkii – P. s. sulphureus

Name[edit]

Pseustes sulphureus (Wagler, 1824)

Type locality: “Habitat in sylvis ad littora fl uminis Japura” [Brazil or Colombia, Rio Jápura from its mouth (Brazil, 03°08'S, 64°66'W) to Araracuara (Colombia, 00°24'S, 72°17'W)].

Holotype: ZSM 1681/0, male.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wagler, J. 1824: Serpentum Brasiliensium species novae, ou histoire naturelle des espèces nouvelles de serpens. In: Jean de Spix, Animalia nova sive species novae. Monaco, Typis Franc. Seraph. Hübschmanni, vii + 75 pp.
  • Boulenger, George A. 1894: Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume II., Containing the Conclusion of the Colubridæ Aglyphæ. British Mus. (Nat. Hist.), London, xi, 382 pp.
  • Duellman, W.E. 1978: The biology of an equatorial herpetofauna in Amazonian Ecuador. Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist, Misc. Publ. 65: 1–352.
  • Pseustes sulphureus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 6 nov 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Amazon Puffing Snake