Atractaspis branchi

Atractaspis branchi

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

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
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Atractaspididae
Subfamilia: Atractaspidinae
Genus: Atractaspis
Species: Atractaspis branchi

NameEdit

Atractaspis branchi Rödel, Kucharzewski, Mahlow, Chirio, Pauwels, Carlino, Sambolah & Glos 2019: 108

  • Holotype: ZMB 88529 (field number RG97), subadult ♀, collected by M.-O. Rödel, G. Sambolah & J. Glos on 6 April 2018.
  • Type locality: “Liberia, Lofa region, Foya Forest, 08°01'16.2"N, 010°25'31.4"W, 317 m a.s.l.,

near a small rocky creek in primary lowland rainforest”.

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Branch’s Stiletto Snake