Melanophidium khairei

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Booidea 

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
Superfamilia: Booidea

Familia: Uropeltidae
Genus: Melanophidium
Species: Melanophidium khairei

NameEdit

Holotype: BNHS 3452, mature ♀, collected by M. Bhise, H. Ogale and R. Koregaonkar on 15 July 2006.

Type locality: “Amboli, Sindudurg district, Maharashtra, India (15°57’ N, 73°59’ E, 715 m elevation)”.

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Khaire’s Black Shieldtail