Pseudechis papuanus

Taxonavigation edit

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
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophiinae
Genus: Pseudechis
Species: Pseudechis papuanus

Name edit

Pseudechis papuanus Peters & Doria, 1878: 409

  • Syntypes: MSNG 8018a-b (2 specimens), collected by L.M. D'Albertis in 1875.
  • Type locality: “Monte Epa e l' altro sulle coste opposte dell' Isola Yule, Nova Guinea austro-ovientalis pvope Ins. Yule” [=Mt. Epa and coast opposite Yule Island, Central Province, Papua New Guinea].

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Vernacular names edit

English: Papuan Blacksnake