Pseudorabdion oxycephalum

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: Pseudorabdion
Species: Pseudorabdion oxycephalum

NameEdit

Pseudorabdion oxycephalum (Günther, 1858)

  • Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.1.99, ♀, collected by H. Cuming between 1836–1840.
  • Type locality: “Philippines”.

CombinationsEdit

  • Rhabdosoma oxycephalum Günther, 1858: 242 [original combination]
  • Oxycalamus oxycephalusGünther, 1873: 168 [subsequent combination]
  • Pseudorhabdium [sic] oxycephalumBoulenger, 1894: 329 [subsequent combination]

SynonymsEdit

  • Typhlogeophis brevis Günther, 1879: 77 [synonymised by Leviton & Brown (1959: 480]
    • Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.2.5 [1], ♀, collected by A. Everett.
    • Type locality: “North Mindanao or Dinagat Island”.

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Brown, R.M., Leviton, A.E. & Sison, R.V. 1999. Description of a new species of Pseudorabdion from Panay Island, Philippines, with a revised key to the genus. Asiatic Herpetological Research 8: 7–12. BHL Reference page
  • Brown, R.M., McGuire, J.A., Ferner,J.W., Icarangal Jr., N. & Kennedy, R.S., 2000. Amphibians and reptiles of Luzon island, II: preliminary report on the herptofauna of Aurora Memorial national Park, Philippines. Hamadryad 25(2): 175–195.
  • Ferner, J.W., Brown, R. M., Sison, R.V. & Kennedy, R.S. 2001. The amphibians and reptiles of Panay Island, Philippines. Asiatic Herpetological Research 9: 34–70.

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Günther's Dwarf Reed Snake