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Prosymna  Gray, 1849
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1081431

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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  
                                  FamilyLamprophiidae Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     SubfamilyProsymninae Kelly, Barker, Villet and Broadley, 2009  
                                        GenusProsymna Gray, 1849  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Prosymna ambigua Bocage, 1873  
                                           Species Prosymna angolensis Boulenger, 1915 – Angola Shovel-snout 
                                           Species Prosymna bivittata Werner, 1903 – Two-striped Shovel-snout, Twin-striped Shovel-snout 
                                           Species Prosymna frontalis (Peters, 1867) – Southwestern African Shovel-snout 
                                           Species Prosymna greigerti Mocquard, 1906  
                                           Species Prosymna janii Bianconi, 1862 – Keel-scaled Shovel-snout, Mozambique Shovel-snout 
                                           Species Prosymna lineata (Peters, 1871) – Lined Shovel-snout 
                                           Species Prosymna meleagris (Reinhardt, 1843) – Ghana Shovel-snout, Speckled Shovel-snout Snake 
                                           Species Prosymna ornatissima Barbour and Loveridge, 1928 – Ornate Shovelsnout Snake 
                                           Species Prosymna pitmani Battersby, 1951 – Multi-scaled Shovel-snout, Pitman's Shovelsnout Snake 
                                           Species Prosymna ruspolii (Boulenger, 1896) – Ruspoli's Shovelsnout Snake, Southern Somaliland Shovel-snout 
                                           Species Prosymna semifasciata Broadley, 1995 – Banded Shovel-snout 
                                           Species Prosymna somalica Parker, 1930 – Northern Somali Shovelsnout Snake, Ogaden Racer 
                                           Species Prosymna stuhlmanni (Pfeffer, 1893) – East African Shovel-snout 
                                           Species Prosymna sundevalli (A. Smith, 1849)  
                                           Species Prosymna visseri Fitzsimons, 1959 – Visser's Shovel-snout 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wallach, Van, Kenneth L. Williams, and Jeff Bundy  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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: Prosymna   

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