Bitis atropos

Bitis atropos

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

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: Viperoidea

Familia: Viperidae
Subfamilia: Viperinae
Genus: Bitis
Species: Bitis atropos

NameEdit

Bitis atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Holotype: NHR Lin-96 [or Lin-97] (formerly MAFR).
  • Type locality: “America” in error, probably from Cape of Good Hope fide FitzSimons (1962: 343).

CombinationsEdit

  • Coluber atropos Linnaeus, 1758: 216 [original combination]
  • Cobra atroposLaurenti, 1768 [subsequent combination]
  • Vipera atroposSonnini & Latreille, 1802 [subsequent combination]
  • Echidna atroposWagler, 1830 [subsequent combination]
  • Clotho atroposGray, 1842 [subsequent combination]
  • Bitis atroposGünther, 1858 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular namesEdit

Afrikaans: Bergadder
Deutsch: Berg-Puffotter
English: Berg Adder
中文: 山噝蝰
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