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Lycodonomorphus laevissimus  (Günther, 1862)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1081852

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Natrix laevissima Günther, 1862
  Common Name(s): Dusky-bellied Water Snake [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                  FamilyLamprophiidae Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     SubfamilyLamprophiinae Fitzinger, 1843  
                                        GenusLycodonomorphus Fitzinger, 1843 – African Water Snakes  
                                           SpeciesLycodonomorphus laevissimus (Günther, 1862) – Dusky-bellied Water Snake  
    Direct Children:  
                                              SubspeciesLycodonomorphus laevissimus fitzsimonsi Raw, 1973  
                                              SubspeciesLycodonomorphus laevissimus laevissimus (Günther, 1862)  
                                              SubspeciesLycodonomorphus laevissimus natalensis Raw, 1973  

  Expert: Peter Uetz   
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Lycodonomorphus laevissimus    
  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: Lycodonomorphus laevissimus, Dusky-bellied Water Snake [English]   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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