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Atractaspis irregularis  (Reinhardt, 1843)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 700346

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Atractaspis coalescens Perret, 1960
    Elaps irregularis Reinhardt, 1843
  Common Name(s): Variable Burrowing Asp [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  
                                  FamilyLamprophiidae Fitzinger, 1843  
                                        GenusAtractaspis A. Smith, 1849 – Stiletto Snakes  
                                           SpeciesAtractaspis irregularis (Reinhardt, 1843) – Variable Burrowing Asp  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Atractaspis irregularis angeli Laurent, 1950  
                                              Subspecies Atractaspis irregularis bipostocularis Boulenger, 1905  
                                              Subspecies Atractaspis irregularis irregularis (Reinhardt, 1843)  
                                              Subspecies Atractaspis irregularis parkeri Laurent, 1945  
                                              Subspecies Atractaspis irregularis uelensis Laurent, 1945  

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Atractaspis irregularis    
  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: Atractaspis irregularis, Variable Burrowing Asp [English]   
  Source: Snake Species of the World, vol. undetermined, manuscript (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Working manuscript of follow-up volumes to McDiarmid et al. (1999), "Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1"   
  Reference for: Atractaspis irregularis   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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