Austrelaps superbus

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Austrelaps superbus

Taxonavigation edit

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

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophiinae
Genus: Austrelaps
Species: Austrelaps superbus

Name edit

Austrelaps superbus (Günther, 1858)

  • Lectotype: BMNH 1946.1.20.37, ♂, collected by R.C. Gunn between July 1832–January 1847. [designated by Rawlinson (1991: 126)]
  • Type locality: “Tasmania”, Australia.

Combinations edit

  • Hoplocephalus superbus Günther, 1858: 217 [original combination]
  • Denisonia superbaBoulenger, 1896 [subsequent combination]
  • Austrelaps superbusWorrell, 1963 [subsequent combination]

References edit

Primary references edit

  • Günther, A. 1858. Catalogue of Colubrine Snakes in the Collection of the British Museum. British Museum (Natural History): London. xvi + 281 pp. BHL Reference page

Links edit

Vernacular names edit

English: Lowlands Copperhead