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Lycophidion  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1081400

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyLamprophiidae Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     SubfamilyLamprophiinae Fitzinger, 1843  
                                        GenusLycophidion Fitzinger, 1843  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Lycophidion acutirostre Günther, 1868 – Mozambique Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion albomaculatum Steindachner, 1870  
                                           Species Lycophidion capense (A. Smith, 1831) – Cape Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion depressirostre Laurent, 1968 – Flat-snouted Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion hellmichi Laurent, 1964 – Hellmich's Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion irroratum (Leach, 1819) – Leach's Wolf Snake, Pale Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion laterale Hallowell, 1857 – Flat Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion meleagre Boulenger, 1893 – Speckled Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion multimaculatum Boettger, 1888 – Cape Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion namibianum Broadley, 1991 – Namibian Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion nanum (Broadley, 1958)  
                                           Species Lycophidion nigromaculatum (Peters, 1863)  
                                           Species Lycophidion ornatum Parker, 1936 – Ornate Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion pembanum Laurent, 1968 – Pemba Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion pygmaeum Broadley, 1996 – Pygmy Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion semiannule Peters, 1854 – Eastern Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion semicinctum A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854  
                                           Species Lycophidion taylori Broadley and Hughes, 1993 – Taylor's Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion uzungwense Loveridge, 1932 – Red-snouted Wolf Snake 
                                           Species Lycophidion variegatum Broadley, 1969 – Variegated Wolf Snake 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wallach, Van, Kenneth L. Williams, and Jeff Bundy  
  Publication Date: 2014   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snakes of the World: a Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species   
  Page(s): 1209   
  Publisher: CRC Press   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-4822-08474   
  Reference for: Lycophidion   

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