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Boiga  Fitzinger, 1826
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174205

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Boigas [English]
    Catsnakes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 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  
                                  FamilyColubridae Oppel, 1811 – Colubrids, Typical Snakes  
                                     SubfamilyColubrinae Oppel, 1811  
                                        GenusBoiga Fitzinger, 1826 – Boigas, Catsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Boiga andamanensis (Wall, 1909) – Andaman Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga angulata (W. C. H. Peters, 1861) – Philippine Blunt-headed Cat Snake, Leyte Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga barnesii (Günther, 1869)  
                                           Species Boiga beddomei (Wall, 1909) – Beddome's Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga bengkuluensis Orlov, Kudryavtzev, Ryabov and Shumakov, 2003  
                                           Species Boiga bourreti Tillack, Ziegler and Khac Quyet, 2004 – Bourret's Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga ceylonensis (Günther, 1858) – Sri Lanka Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga cyanea (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Green Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga cynodon (F. Boie, 1827) – Dog-toothed Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga dendrophila (F. Boie, 1827) – Gold-ringed Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga dightoni (Boulenger, 1894) – Pirmad Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga drapiezii (H. Boie in F. Boie, 1827) – White-spotted Cat Snake, Drapiez's Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga flaviviridis Vogel and Ganesh, 2013  
                                           Species Boiga forsteni (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Forsten's Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga gokool (Gray, 1835) – Arrowback Tree Snake 
                                           Species Boiga guangxiensis Wen, 1998  
                                           Species Boiga hoeseli Ramadhan, Iskandar and Subasri, 2010 – Lesser Sundas Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga irregularis (Bechstein, 1802) – Brown Tree Snake, Brown Treesnake, Brown Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga jaspidea (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Jasper Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga kraepelini Stejneger, 1902 – Kelung Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga multifasciata (Blyth, 1861) – Many-banded Tree Snake 
                                           Species Boiga multomaculata (F. Boie, 1827) – Many-spotted Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga nigriceps (Günther, 1863) – Black-headed Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga nuchalis (Günther, 1875) – Collared Catsnake, Collared Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga ochracea (Theobald, 1868) – Tawny Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga philippina (Peters, 1867) – Philippine Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga quincunciata (Wall, 1908)  
                                           Species Boiga saengsomi Nutaphand, 1985 – Banded Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga schultzei Taylor, 1923 – Schultz's Blunt-headed Tree Snake 
                                           Species Boiga siamensis Nutaphand, 1971 – Eyed Cat Snake, Gray Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga tanahjampeana Orlov and Ryabov, 2002 – Tanahjampea Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga trigonata (Schneider, 1802) – Indian Gamma Snake, Common Cat Snake 
                                           Species Boiga wallachi Das, 1998 – Nicobar Cat Snake 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Boiga    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Boiga   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Boiga   

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