Philothamnus dorsalis

(Redirected from Leptophis dorsalis)


Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
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: Philothamnus
Species: Philothamnus dorsalis


Philothamnus dorsalis (Bocage, 1866)


  • Leptophis dorsalis Bocage, 1866: 48
  • Philothamnus dorsalisBoulenger, 1894: 101
  • Philothamnus dorsalisBoulenger, 1897: 278
  • Philothamnus semivariegatus dorsalis - Loveridge, 1957: 262
  • Philothamnus dorsalisSchmidt, 1923: 78
  • Philothamnus dorsalisBroadley, 1998


  • Bocage, J.V. du B. 1866: Lista dos reptis das possessões portuguezas d'Africa occidental que existem no Museu Lisboa. Jorn. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat. Lisboa 1: 37–56.
  • Boulenger, George A. 1894: Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume II., Containing the Conclusion of the Colubridæ Aglyphæ. British Mus. (Nat. Hist.), London, xi, 382 pp.
  • Schmidt, K.P. 1923: Contributions to the herpetology of the Belgian Congo based on the collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition, 1909-1915. Part II. Snakes, with field notes by Herbert Lang and James P. Chapin. Bull. Amer. Mus. nat. Hist. 49 (1): 1–146.
  • Philothamnus dorsalis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 02 oct 2008.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Striped Green Snake