Ahaetulla

Ahaetulla nasuta

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Ahaetuliinae
Genus: Ahaetulla
Species (17): A. anomala – A. borealis – A. dispar – A. farnsworthi – A. fasciolata – A. fronticincta – A. isabellina – A. laudankia – A. malabarica – A. mycterizans – A. nasuta – A. oxyrhyncha – A. perroteti – A. prasina – A. pulverulenta – A. sahyadrensis – A. travancorica

NameEdit

Ahaetulla Link, 1807: 73 [conserved name]

  • Type species: Ahaetulla mycterizans Link, 1807, by subsequent designation by Meise & Hennig (1932: 296).
  • Gender: feminine.
  • Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Opinion 524 (1958: 263).

SynonymsEdit

  • Dryinus Merrem, 1820: 15 [preoccupied by Dryinus Latreille, 1804]
    • Type species: Coluber mycterizans Linnaeus, 1758, by subsequent designation by Gray (1825: 208).
  • Dryophis Dalman, 1823: 7 [substitute name for Dryinus Merrem, 1820]
  • Passerita Gray, 1825: 208 [substitute name for Dryinus Merrem, 1820]
  • Tragops Wagler, 1830: 184
    • Type species: Dryophis prasina Reinwardt, 1827, by subsequent designation by Fitzinger (1843: 27).
  • Herpetotragus Fitzinger, 1843: 27
    • Type species: Coluber nasutus Lacépède, 1789, by original designation.
  • Dystyches Gistel, 1848: xi [substitute name for Tragops Wagler, 1830 erroneously believed preoccupied by Tragopa Latreille in Cuvier, 1829]
  • Tropidococcyx Günther, 1860: 428
    • Type species: Psammophis perroteti Duméril & Bibron, 1854, by monotypy.
  • Gephyrinus Cope, 1886: 492
    • Type species: Dryophis fronticinctus Günther, 1858, by original designation.

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Link, H.F. 1807. Beschreibung der Naturalien-Sammlung der Universität zu Rostock. Zweite Abtheilung. Adlers Erben: Rostock. pp. 51–100. BHL
  • Merrem, B. 1820. Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien. Johann Christian Krieger: Marburg. xv + 191 pp., 1 pl. BHL Reference page
  • Dalman, J.W. 1823. Analecta Entomologica. Holmiæ. 7 p.
  • Gray, J.E. 1825. A synopsis of the genera of reptiles and Amphibia, with a description of some new species. Annals of Philosophy 10: 193–217. BHL Reference page
  • Wagler, J.G. 1830. Natürliches System der Amphibien, mit vorangehender Classification der Säugetiere und Vögel. Ein Beitrag zur vergleichenden Zoologie.. J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung: München, Stuttgart, & Tübingen. 354 pp. BHL Reference page
  • Fitzinger, L. 1843. Systema Reptilium. Fasciculus primus. Amblyglossae. Braumüller et Seidel: Wien. vi + 106 pp. BHL Reference page
  • Gistel, J.N.F.X. 1848. Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs. Für höhere Schulen. Mit einem Atlas von 32 Tafeln (darstellend 617 illuminirte Figuren) und mehreren dem Texte eingedruckten Xylographien. Hoffmann, Stuttgart: xvi + 216 + [4] pp., 32 pl. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.97235. BHL Reference page
  • Günther, A. 1860. Note on Psammophis perroteti. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 3 6: 428–429. BHL
  • Cope, E.D. 1886. An Analytical Table of the Genera of Snakes. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 23(124): 479–499. BHL
  • Meise, W. & Hennig, W. 1932. Die Schlangengattung Dendrophis. Zoologischer Anzeiger 99(11/12): 273–297. Reference page
  • International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. 1958. Opinion 524. Interpretation of the nominal species Coluber ahaetulla Linnaeus, 1758, and addition to the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology of the generic name Ahaetulla Link, 1807 with Ahaetulla mycterizans Link, 1807 as type species (Class Reptilia). pp. 261–276 In Hemming, F. (Ed.). Opinions and Declarations of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Volume 19. International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature: London. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular namesEdit

Deutsch: Peitschennattern
English: Asian Longnosed Whipsnakes
suomi: Piiskakäärmeet
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