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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: Rhynchocalamus
Species (5): R. arabicus – R. dayanae – R. ilamensis – R. melanocephalus – R. satunini
Name

Rhynchocalamus Günther, 1864: 491

Type species: Homalosoma melanocephalum Jan, 1862, by monotypy.
References
Primary references

Günther, A.; 1864: Report of a collection of fishes made by Messrs. Dow, Godman, and Salvin in Guatemala. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1864 (pt 1): 144–154. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

Šmíd, J., Martínez, G., Gebhart, J., Aznar, J., Gállego, J., Göçmen, B., de Pous, P., Tamar, K. & Carranza, S. 2015. Phylogeny of the genus Rhynchocalamus (Reptilia; Colubridae) with a first record from the Sultanate of Oman. Zootaxa 4033(3): 380–392. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4033.3.4. Preview (PDF) Reference page.
Tamar, K., Šmíd, J., Göçmen, B., Meiri, S. & Carranza, S. 2016. An integrative systematic revision and biogeography of Rhynchocalamus snakes (Reptilia, Colubridae) with a description of a new species from Israel. PeerJ 4: e2769. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2769 Reference page.
Fathinia, B., Rastegar-Pouyani, E., Rastegar-Pouyani, N. & Darvishnia, H. 2017. A new species of the genus Rhynchocalamus Günther, 1864 (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) from Ilam province in western Iran. Zootaxa 4282(3): 473–486. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4282.3.3. Reference page.

Vernacular names
հայերեն: Ռինխոկալամուս

Rhynchocalamus is a genus of snakes in the family Colubridae.
Contents

1 Species
2 Taxonomy
3 References
4 Further reading

Species

The following species are recognized as being valid.[1]

Rhynchocalamus arabicus Schmidt, 1933
Rhynchocalamus dayanae Tamar, Šmíd, Göçmen, Meiri & Carranza, 2016
Rhynchocalamus levitoni Torki, 2017
Rhynchocalamus melanocephalus (Jan, 1862)
Rhynchocalamus satunini (Nikolsky, 1899)

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Rynchocalamus.
Taxonomy

The species formerly known as Rhynchocalamus barani has been assigned to the monotypic genus Muhtarophis as Muhtarophis barani.
References

Genus Rhynchocalamus at The Reptile Database
Further reading

Günther A (1864). "Report on a Collection of Reptiles and Fishes from Palestine". Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1864: 488–493. (Rhynchocalamus, new genus, p. 491).

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