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Protobothrops  Hoge and Romano-Hoge, 1983
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1058406

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  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  
                                  FamilyViperidae Oppel, 1811 – Pit Vipers, Vipers  
                                     SubfamilyCrotalinae Oppel, 1811  
                                        GenusProtobothrops Hoge and Romano-Hoge, 1983  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Protobothrops cornutus (M. A. Smith, 1930) – Horned Pit Viper 
                                           Species Protobothrops dabieshanensis Huang, Pan, Han, L. Zhang, Hou, Yu, Zheng and B. Zhang, 2012 – Dabie Mountains Pit Viper 
                                           Species Protobothrops elegans (Gray, 1849) – Elegant Pitviper 
                                           Species Protobothrops flavoviridis (Hallowell, 1861) – Habu 
                                           Species Protobothrops himalayanus Pan, Chettri, Yang, Jiang, Wang, L. Zhang and Vogel, 2013  
                                           Species Protobothrops jerdonii (Günther, 1875) – Jerdon's Pitviper 
                                           Species Protobothrops kaulbacki (M. A. Smith, 1940) – Kaulback's Lance-headed Pitviper 
                                           Species Protobothrops mangshanensis (Zhao, 1990) – Mang Mountain Pitviper, Mt. Mang Pitviper, Mangshan Pitviper 
                                           Species Protobothrops maolanensis Yang, Orlov and Wang, 2011 – Mao-lan Pitviper 
                                           Species Protobothrops mucrosquamatus (Cantor, 1839) – Brown Spotted Pitviper 
                                           Species Protobothrops sieversorum (Ziegler, Herrmann, David, Orlov and Pauwels, 2000) – Three Horned-scaled Pitviper 
                                           Species Protobothrops tokarensis (Nagai, 1928) – Tokara Habu 
                                           Species Protobothrops trungkhanhensis Orlov, Ryabov and T. T. Nguyen, 2009 – Trungkhanh Pitviper 
                                           Species Protobothrops xiangchengensis (Zhao, Jiang and Huang, 1979) – Szechwan Pit Viper, Kham Plateau Pitviper 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Protobothrops    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams, Jeff Boundy  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species   
  Page(s): 571   
  Publisher: Taylor and Francis, CRC Press   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 9781482208474   
  Reference for: Protobothrops   

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