Micrelaps bicoloratus

TaxonavigationEdit

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
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Lamprophiidae
Genus: Micrelaps
Species: Micrelaps bicoloratus
Subspecies (2): M. b. bicoloratus – M. b. moyeri

NameEdit

Holotype: ZMB 20725, ♀.

Type locality: “Kibwezi (Brit. Ostafrika [=Kenya])”.


Taxonomic note: synonymized with Micrelaps boettgeri by Wallach (1991: 415), was restaured to valid species by Rasmussen (2002: 82).

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Kenya Two-headed Snake