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Elapsoidea sundevallii  (A. Smith, 1848)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1057652

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Elapsoidea sunderwallii (A. Smith, 1848)
    Elaps sunderwallii A. Smith, 1848
    Elaps sundevallii A. Smith, 1848
  Common Name(s): African Garter 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, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyElapidae  – Cobras, Coral Snakes, Elapids, Kraits, Coralsnakes  
                                        GenusElapsoidea Bocage, 1866  
                                           SpeciesElapsoidea sundevallii (A. Smith, 1848) – African Garter Snake  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Elapsoidea sundevallii decosteri Boulenger, 1888  
                                              Subspecies Elapsoidea sundevallii fitzsimonsi Loveridge, 1944  
                                              Subspecies Elapsoidea sundevallii longicauda Broadley, 1971  
                                              Subspecies Elapsoidea sundevallii media Broadley, 1971  
                                              Subspecies Elapsoidea sundevallii sundevallii (A. Smith, 1848)  

  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: Elapsoidea sundevallii, African Garter Snake [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): David, Patrick, and Ivan Ineich  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Les serpents venimeux du monde: systematique et repartition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Dumerilia, vol. 3   
  Page(s): 3-499   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1256-7779   
  Reference for: Elapsoidea sundevallii   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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