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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
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: Macroprotodon
Species: Macroprotodon abubakeri
Name

Macroprotodon abubakeri, Wade, 2001
References

IUCN: Macroprotodon abubakeri (Wade, 2001) (Data Deficient)

Carranza, S.; E.N. Arnold; E. Wade and S. Fahd 2004. Phylogeography of the false smooth snakes, Macroprotodon (Serpentes, Colubridae): mitochondrial DNA sequences show European populations arrived recently from Northwest Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33 (3): 523–532
Wade, E. 2001. Review of the False Smooth Snake Genus Macroprotodon (Serpentes, Colubridae) in Algeria with a Description of a New Species. Bulletin - Natural History Museum Zoology Series 67 (1): 85–107

Macroprotodon abubakeri is a species of snake in the family Colubridae. It is one of four species in the genus Macroprotodon.

Etymology

The specific name, abubakeri, is in honor of Algerian naturalist Aboubakeur Sid-Ahmed.[2]
Geographic range

M. abubakeri is found in Algeria, Morocco, and possibly Spain.[1]
Habitat

The natural habitat of M. abubakeri is Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation.[1]
Conservation status

M. abubakeri is threatened by habitat loss.[1]
References

Jose Antonio Mateo Miras, Ulrich Joger, Juan Pleguezuelos, Tahar Slimani, Iñigo Martínez-Solano (2009). "Macroprotodon abubakeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2009: e.T61531A12507652. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T61531A12507652.en. Retrieved 17 November 2021.

Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2001). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Macroprotodon abubakeri, p. 1).

Further reading

Wade E (2001). "Review of the False Smooth Snake Genus Macroprotodon (Serpentes, Colubridae) in Algeria with a Description of a New Species". Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London (Zool.) 67 (1): 85–107. (Macroprotodon abubakeri, new species, p. 95).

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