Rhinophis zigzag

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Uropeltoidea 

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: Henophidia
Superfamilia: Uropeltoidea

Familia: Uropeltidae
Genus: Rhinophis
Species: Rhinophis zigzag

Name[edit]

Rhinophis zigzag Gower & Maduwage, 2011: 59

  • Holotype: CAS 226306, ♂, collected by C. Gans in May 1974.
  • Type locality: “"Bibilegema Rd.", near Passara, Province of Uva. There are no precise coordinates for the locality, though Bibilegama is at 06°54’N, 81°08’ E and approximately 1,000 m altitude”.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Zigzag Earth Snake