Vermicella annulata

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Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

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: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophiinae
Genus: Vermicella
Species: Vermicella annulata


  • Vermicella annulata (Gray, 1841)

Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.19.21, collected by Lewis.

Type locality: “New Holland [=Australia]”.


  • Calamaria annulata Gray, 1841: 443 [original combination]
  • Vermicella annulataGray in Günther, 1858: 236 [subsequent combination]


Primary references[edit]

  • Gray, J.E. 1841. A catalogue of the species of reptiles and Amphibia hitherto described as inhabiting Australia, with a description of some new species from Western Australia. Appendix E. pp. 422–449 in Grey, G. Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-west and Western Australia. Volume 2. T. and W. Boone: London.
  • Günther, A.C.L.G. 1858. Catalogue of colubrine snakes in the collection of the British Museum. British Museum (Natural History): London. xvi + 281 pp. BHL

Additional references[edit]


  • Wilson, S., Hobson, R., Venz, M. & Sanderson, C. 2018. IUCN: Vermicella annulata  (Least Concern). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T102726903A102726943.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Eastern Bandy-bandy