Sibynophis chinensis

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Sibynophis chinensis


Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

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: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Sibynophiinae
Genus: Sibynophis
Species: Sibynophis chinensis


Sibynophis chinensis (Günther, 1889) [conserved name]

  • Holotype: BMNH, collected by A.E. Pratt.
  • Type locality: “Ichang [=Yichang]”, Hubei, China.
  • Placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology by Opinion 744 (1965: 180).


  • Ablabes chinensis Günther, 1889: 220 [original combination]
  • Sibynophis collaris chinensisStejneger, 1925 [subsequent combination, reduce to subspecies]
  • Sibynophis chinensisPope, 1935 [subsequent combination, restaure to species]


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Chinese Many-tooth Snake
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