Philothamnus irregularis

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Taxonavigation edit

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
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Philothamnus
Species: Philothamnus irregularis

Name edit

Philothamnus irregularis (Leach, 1819) [conserved name]

  • Holotype: BMNH 1965.641, collected by T.E. Bowdich between April 1817–October 1818.
  • Type locality: “Fantee [=Fanti]”, Ghana.
  • Placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology by Opinion 328 (1955: 301).

Combinations edit

  • Coluber irregularis Leach, 1819: 494 [original combination]
  • Philothamnus irregularis Buchholz & Peters, 1875: 199 [subsequent combination]
  • Chlorophis irregularisBoulenger, 1894: 96 [subsequent combination]

Synonyms edit

  • Coluber caesius Cloquet, 1818 in Levrault, 1816–1830: 201 [suppressed name]
    • Type material: unknown.
    • Type locality: “environs du Cap-vert”.
    • Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Specific Names in Zoology by Opinion 328 (1955: 302).

References edit

Primary references edit

  • Leach, W.E. 1819. Appendix IV. Dr. Leach’s notice of reptiles, insects, &c. pp. 493–496 In: Bowdich, T.E. (Ed.). Mission of Fregate Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee. John Murray: London. BHL Reference page
  • International Commisision on Zoological Nomenclature. 1955. Opinion 328. Suppression under the Plenary Powers, of the specific name “caesiusCloquet, 1818, as published in the combination “Coluber caesius”, for the purpose of validating the specific name “irregularisLeach, 1819, as published in the combination “Coluber irregularis” (Class Reptilia, Order Squamata). pp. 299–308 In Hemming, F. (ed.). Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Volume 9, part 20. International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature: London. 416 pp. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names edit

English: Northern Green Bush Snake