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Brachyurophis semifasciatus  Günther, 1863
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1057627

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Simoselaps semifasciatus (Günther, 1863)
  Common Name(s): Southern Shovel-nosed Snake [English]
    Half-girdled Snake [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyElapidae  – Cobras, Coral Snakes, Elapids, Kraits, Coralsnakes  
                                        GenusBrachyurophis Günther, 1863  
                                           SpeciesBrachyurophis semifasciatus Günther, 1863 – Southern Shovel-nosed Snake, Half-girdled Snake  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Brachyurophis semifasciatus semifasciatus Günther, 1863 – Southern Shovel-nosed Snake, Half-girdled Snake 
                                              Subspecies Brachyurophis semifasciatus woodjonesii (Thomson, 1934) – Cape York Shovel-nosed Snake 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Brachyurophis semifasciatus, Half-girdled Snake [English], Southern Shovel-nosed Snake [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Günther, Albert  
  Publication Date: 1863   
  Article/Chapter Title: On new Species of Snakes in the Collection of the British Museum   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 3, vol. 11, no. 61   
  Page(s): 20-25   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  






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