Xylophis deepaki

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: Pareidae
Subfamilia: Xylophiinae
Genus: Xylophis
Species: Xylophis deepaki

NameEdit

Xylophis deepaki Narayanan, Mohapatra, Balan, Das & Gower 2021: 221.

  • Holotype: ZSI-CZRC-V-721, adult ♂, collected by Surya Narayanan and Pratyush P. Mohapatra on 23 November 2016.
  • Type locality: “India, Tamil Nadu: close to Marthandam, 8°20.610’N, 77°13.092’E, 56 m a.s.l., plantation”.
  • Paratypes (2): ZSI-SRC-VRS-287, ♂, same data as holotype; BNHS 3383, ♂, collector and collection date unknown, from “Potugani junction, Kanya-kumari Dist., Tamil Nadu (=Pathugani) (8°28.672’N, 77°13.627’E, 240 m a.s.l)”.

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Deepak’s Wood Snake