Lycodon travancoricus

Lycodon travancoricus

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: Lycodon
Species: Lycodon travancoricus

NameEdit

Lycodon travancoricus (Beddome, 1870)

  • Syntypes (n=2): BMNH 1946.1.13.75, ♂, collected by R.H. Beddome between 1857–1870; location of other syntype unknown.
  • Type locality: “Travancore hills, Attraymallay, 5,000 feet elevation”.

CombinationsEdit

  • Cercaspis travancoricus Beddome, 1870: 169 [original combination]
  • Lycodon travancoricusBoulenger, 1890: 293 [subsequent combination]
  • Ophites travancoricus Wall, 1923 [subsequent combination]
  • Lycodon aulicus travancoricusConstable, 1940 [subsequent combination, reduce to subspecies]
  • Lycodon travancoricusSmith, 1943: 259 [subsequent combination, restaure to species]

ReferencesEdit

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Travancore Wolf Snake
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