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Psammophis  H. Boie in Fitzinger, 1826
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1081433

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
                                     SubfamilyPsammophiinae Dowling, 1967  
                                        GenusPsammophis H. Boie in Fitzinger, 1826  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Psammophis aegyptius Marx, 1958  
                                           Species Psammophis angolensis (Bocage, 1872) – Dwarf Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis ansorgii Boulenger, 1905 – Link-marked Sand Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis biseriatus Peters, 1881 – Two-striped Sand Racer, Link-marked Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis brevirostris Peters, 1881 – Short-snouted Grass Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis condanarus (Merrem, 1820) – Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis crucifer (Daudin, 1803) – Cross-marked Grass Snake, Montane Grass Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis elegans (Shaw, 1802) – Elegant Sand Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis indochinensis M. A. Smith, 1943  
                                           Species Psammophis jallae Peracca, 1896 – Jalla's Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis leightoni Boulenger, 1902 – Cape Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis leithii Günther, 1869 – Pakistani Ribbon Snake, Pakistan Sand Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis leopardinus Bocage, 1887 – Leopard Sand Snake, Leopard Grass Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis lineatus (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Lined Olympic Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis lineolatus (Brandt, 1838) – Steppe Ribbon Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis longifrons Boulenger, 1896 – Stocky Sand Snake, Long Sand Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis mossambicus Peters, 1882 – Olive Whip Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis namibensis Broadley, 1975 – Namib Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis notostictus Peters, 1867 – Karoo Whip Snake, Karoo Sand Snake, Whip Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis occidentalis Werner, 1919  
                                           Species Psammophis orientalis Broadley, 1977 – Eastern Stripe-bellied Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis phillipsii (Hallowell, 1844) – Phillips' Sand Snake, Olive Grass Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis praeornatus (Schlegel, 1837) – Ornate Olympic Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis pulcher Boulenger, 1895 – Boulenger's Sand Racer, Beautiful Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis punctulatus A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854 – Speckled Sand Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis rukwae Broadley, 1966 – Rukwa Sand Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis schokari (Forskal, 1775) – Schokari Sand Racer, Forskal Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis sibilans (Linnaeus, 1758) – Striped Sand Snake, Hissing Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis subtaeniatus Peters, 1882 – Stripe-bellied Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis sudanensis Werner, 1919  
                                           Species Psammophis tanganicus Loveridge, 1940 – Tanganyika Sand Snake, Western Link-marked Sand Racer 
                                           Species Psammophis trigrammus Günther, 1865 – Western Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis trinasalis Werner, 1902 – Fork-marked Sand Snake 
                                           Species Psammophis zambiensis Hughes, 2002 – Zambian Whip Snake 

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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: Psammophis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Zaher, Hussam, Felipe Gobbi Grazziotin, John E. Cadle, Robert W. Murphy, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Molecular phylogeny of advanced snakes (Serpentes, Caenophidia) with an emphasis on South American Xenodontines: a revised classification and descriptions of new taxa   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo), vol. 49, no. 11   
  Page(s): 115-153   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0031-1049   
  Notes: doi: 10.1590/S0031-10492009001100001   
  Reference for: Psammophis   

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