Acanthophis

Acanthophis laevis

Taxonavigation

Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophiinae
Genus: Acanthophis
Species: A. antarcticus A. barnetti A. ceramensis A. crotalusei A. cryptamydros A. hawkei A. laevis A. praelongus A. pyrrhus A. rugosus A. wellsi

Name

Acanthophis Daudin, 1803

References

  • Aplin, K.P. & Donnellan, S.C. 1999: An extended description of the Pilbara Death Adder, Acanthophis wellsi Hoser (Serpentes: Elapidae), with notes on the Desert Death Adder, A. pyrrhus Boulenger, and identification of a possible hybrid zone. Records of the Western Australian Museum, 19: 277–298.
  • Hoser, R. 1998: Death adders (genus Acanthophis): an overview, including descriptions of five new species and one subspecies. Monitor (Victoria), 9 (2): 20–30, 33-41.
  • Hoser, R. 2002: Death adders (genus Acanthophis): an updated overview, including descriptions of 3 new island species and 2 new Australian subspecies. Crocodilian, 4 (1): 5–7, 9-11, 14, 16-22, 24-30.
  • Kaiser, H., Crother, B.I., Kelly, C.M.R., Luiselli, L., O'Shea, M., Ota, H., Passos, P., Schleip, W. & Wüster, W. 2013: Best practices: in the 21st century, taxonomic decisions in herpetology are acceptable only when supported by a body of evidence and published via peer-review. Herpetological Review, 44: 8–23.

Vernacular names

Deutsch: Todesottern
English: Death Adders
lietuvių: Mirtinosios gyvatės
Nederlands: Noordelijke doodsadder
norsk: Acanthophis
русский: Смертельные змеи
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