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Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis

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 hippocrepis

Name

Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis (Reinhardt, 1843)

Type locality: the Danish settlements on the coast of Guinea, near Accra, Ghana.

Holotype: ZMUC R63127).

Synonyms

* Dipsas hippocrepis Reinhardt, 1843
* Heterurus hippocrepis — Duméril & Bibron, 1854: 1177
* Leptodeira hippocrepis — Gray, 1858: 161
* Leptodira hotamboeia — Boulenger, 1896: 90 (not Laurenti)
* Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia — Chabanaud, 1921: 469 (not Laurenti) (part.)
* Crotaphopeltis acarina Roman, 1974
* Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis - Rasmussen, 1985: 126
* Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis - Rasmussen, 2000


References

* Reinhardt, J. T. 1843. Beskrivelse af nogle nye Slangearter. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Afhandl. 10: 233-279.
* Rasmussen, Jens Bodtker; Chirio, Laurent; and Ineich, Ivan 2000. The Herald Snakes (Crotaphopeltis) of the Central African Republic, Including a Systematic Review of C. hippocrepis. Zoosystema 22(3):585-600.
* Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006. Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55(1):23-59.
* Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 25 August 2008.

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