Causus defilippii

Causus defilippii

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: Causus
Species: Causus defilippii

NameEdit

Causus defilippii (Jan, 1863)

  • Holotype: MRSN R2894 (formerly MZUT 2836). [lost fide Broadley in Golay et al. (1993: 264)]
  • Type locality: “Buenos Ayres” (in error), corrected to “Africa” by FitzSimons (1966: 76), restricted to “Transvaal” by Elter (1982: 20).

CombinationsEdit

  • Heterodon De Filippii Jan, 1863: 225 [original combination, incorrect original spelling]
  • Causus De FilippiiMocquard, 1892: 64 [subsequent combination]
  • Causus defilippiiBoulenger, 1894: 469 [subsequent combination, justified emendation]

SynonymsEdit

  • Causus (Heterophis) rostratus Günther, 1863: 363
    • Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.20.88, ♂, presented by Captain John H. Speke.
    • Type locality: “Ugogo”, Tanzania.
  • Causus rostratus Mocquard, 1892: 35 [nomen praeoccupatum by Causus rostratus Günther, 1863, synonymised by Mocquard (1892: 64)]
    • Syntypes (n=6): MNHN-RA-1885.57–59, MNHN-RA-1883.218–219, obtained by M. le Capitaine Bloyet, and MNHN-RA-0.6070.
    • Type locality: “envoyés de Kondoa (Afrique orientale) (5 specimens)” and “Zanzibar” (1 specimen).

ReferencesEdit

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Vernacular namesEdit

Deutsch: Defilippis Krötenotter
English: Snouted Night Adder
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