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Crotaphopeltis braestrupi

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Colubroidea
Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Crotaphopeltis
Species: Crotaphopeltis braestrupi

Name

Crotaphopeltis braestrupi Rasmussen, 1985

Type locality: Somalia, Upper Volta (Burkina Faso).

Holotype: CAS 153373.

Synonyms

* Crotaphopeltis braestrupi Rasmussen, 1985
* Crotaphopeltis acarina Roman, 1974


References

* Rasmussen J. B. 1985. A new species of Crotaphopeltis from east Africa, with remarks on the identity of Dipsas hippocrepis Reinhardt, 1843 (Serpentes: Boiginae). STEENSTRUPIA 11(4) : 113-129.
* Roman, B. 1974. Deux espèces du genre Crotaphopeltis (Colubridés Ophistoglyphes) dans le territoire de Haute-Volta: Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia (Laurent) et Crotaphopeltis acarina n. sp. Notes et documents Voltaïques 8 (1): 13 pp.
* Trape, J.-F. & Mane, Y. 2006. Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale. Savane et désert. [Senegal, Gambia, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger]. IRD Editions, Paris, 226 pp.
* Crotaphopeltis braestrupi at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 25 August 2008.


Vernacular names
English: Braestrup's Water Snake

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