Boiga beddomei

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Boiga beddomei

TaxonavigationEdit

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
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Boiga
Species: Boiga beddomei

NameEdit

Boiga beddomei (Wall, 1909)

  • Lectotype: BMNH 69.8.28.123, adult ♀, collected by Dr. Leith, date unknown. [designated by Ganesh et al. (2020: 308).
  • Type locality: “Ceylon and Western Ghats”, restricted by lectotype designation to “Matheran”, Maharashtra, India, by Ganesh et al. (2020: 308).

CombinationsEdit

  • Dipsadomorphus beddomei Wall, 1909: 152 [original combination]
  • Boiga beddomeiTaylor, 1950: 576 [subsequent combination]

SynonymsEdit

  • Boiga ranawanei Samarawickrama, Samarawickrama, Wijesena & Orlov, 2005: 216 [synonymised by Manamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda (2007: 124); status uncertain fide Vogel & Ganesh (2013) and Ganesh et al. (2020)]
    • Holotype: NMSL 2005.17.1, ♂, collected by V.A.M.P.K. Samarawickrama on 20 October 2004.
    • Type locality: “Bulawaththa, Gannoruwa Forest, Kandy District, Central Province, Sri Lanka” (07°17′16″N 80°35′36″E, altitude 640 m a.s.l.).

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Wall, Frank 1921. Ophidia Taprobanica or the Snakes of Ceylon. Colombo Mus. (H. R. Cottle, govt. printer), Colombo. xxii, 581 pages.
  • Whitaker, Romulus & Captain 2004. Snakes of India. Draco Books, 500 pp.
  • Vogel, G. & Ganesh, S.R. 2013. A new species of cat snake (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae: Boiga) from dry forests of eastern Peninsular India. Zootaxa 3637(2): 158–168. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3637.2.6   Reference page

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Beddome's Cat Snake
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