Rhinophis gunasekarai

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Uropeltoidea 

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: Henophidia
Superfamilia: Uropeltoidea

Familia: Uropeltidae
Genus: Rhinophis
Species: Rhinophis gunasekarai

Name edit

Rhinophis gunasekarai Wickramasinghe, Vidanapathirana, Wickramasinghe & Gower, 2020: 66

  • Holotype: NMSL-NH 2020.05.01, adult ♂, collected by L.J.M. Wickramasinghe and D. R. Vidanapathirana on 28 September 2018.
  • Type locality: “Riverstone, Knuckles Massif, Matale District, Central Province, Sri Lanka (07°31’39” N, 80°44’01” E, elevation 1420 m)”.

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Vernacular names edit

English: Gunasekara’s Sheildtail