Oxybelis brevirostris

Oxybelis brevirostris

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: Oxybelis
Species: Oxybelis brevirostris

NameEdit

Oxybelis brevirostris (Cope, 1861)

  • Holotype: USNM 31349, collected by R.W. Mitchell between 1857–1860.
  • Type locality: “Veraguas, New Grenada [=Cocuyos de Veraguas, Panama]”.

CombinationsEdit

  • Dryophis brevirostris Cope, 1861: 555 [original combination]
  • Oxybelis brevirostrisBoulenger, 1896: 190 [subsequent combination]

SynonymsEdit

  • Oxybelis coerulescens Jan, 1863: 88 [synonymised by Boulenger (1896: 190)]
    • Type material: unknown.
    • Type locality: “Costarrica [=Costa Rica]”.

ReferencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Villa, J., Wilson, L.D., Johnson, J.D. 1988. Middle American Herpetology - A Bibliographic Checklist. University of Missouri Press: Columbia. 132 pp.

LinksEdit

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Cope's Vine Snake
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