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Dendrelaphis  Boulenger, 1890
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174221

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Asian Tree Snakes [English]
    Bronzebacks [English]
  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, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyColubridae Oppel, 1811 – Colubrids, Typical Snakes  
                                     SubfamilyAhaetuliinae Figueroa, McKelvy, Grismer, Bell and Lailvaux, 2016  
                                        GenusDendrelaphis Boulenger, 1890 – Asian Tree Snakes, Bronzebacks  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis andamanensis (Anderson, 1871) – Andaman Bronze-back 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis ashoki Vogel and Van Rooijen, 2011 – Ashok's Bronzeback Tree Snake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis bifrenalis (Boulenger, 1890) – Boulenger's Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis biloreatus Wall, 1908 – Gore's Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis calligaster (Günther, 1867) – Green Treesnake, Nothern Tree Snake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis caudolineatus (Gray, 1834) – Striped Bronzeback, Gray Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis caudolineolatus (Günther, 1869)  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis chairecacos (F. Boie, 1827)  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis cyanochloris (Wall, 1921) – Wall's Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis flavescens Gaulke, 1994 – Sulu Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis formosus (F. Boie, 1827) – Elegant Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis fuliginosus Griffin, 1909  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis gastrostictus (Boulenger, 1894) – Montane Treesnake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis girii Vogel and Van Rooijen, 2011  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis grandoculis (Boulenger, 1890) – Southern Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis grismeri Vogel and Van Rooijen, 2008  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis haasi Van Rooijen and Vogel, 2008 – Haas's Bronzeback Snake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis hollinrakei Lazell, 2002  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis humayuni Tiwari and Biswas, 1973 – Tiwar's Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis inornatus Boulenger, 1897 – Lesser Sundas Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis keiensis (Mertens, 1926) – Kei Treesnake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis kopsteini Vogel and Van Rooijen, 2007 – Kopstein's Bronzeback Snake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis levitoni Van Rooijen and Vogel, 2012  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis lineolatus (Jacquinot and Guichenot, 1853)  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis lorentzii (Lidth de Jeude, 1911) – Lorentz River Treesnake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis luzonensis Leviton, 1961  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis macrops (Günther, 1877)  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis marenae Vogel and Van Rooijen, 2008 – Maren's Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis modestus Boulenger, 1894 – Gray Bronzeback, Striped Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis ngansonensis (Bourret, 1935) – Nganson Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis nigroserratus Vogel, Van Rooijen and Hauser, 2012 – Saw-tooth-necked Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis oliveri (Taylor, 1950) – Oliver's Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis papuensis Boulenger, 1895 – Papuan Treesnake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis philippinensis (Günther, 1879)  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis pictus (Gmelin, 1789) – Common Bronze-back, Indonesian Bronze-back, Painted Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis punctulatus (Gray, 1826) – Green Tree Snake, Common Bronzeback, Common Tree Snake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis schokari (Kuhl, 1820)  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis sinharajensis Wickramasinghe, 2016 – Sinharaja Tree Snake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis striatus (Cohn, 1905) – Banded Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis striolatus (Peters, 1867)  
                                           Species Dendrelaphis subocularis (Boulenger, 1888) – Mountain Bronzeback, Burmese Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis terrificus (Peters, 1872) – Terrific Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis tristis (Daudin, 1803) – Common Bronzeback Tree Snake, Daudin's Bronzeback 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis underwoodi Van Rooijen and Vogel, 2008 – Underwood's Bronzeback Snake 
                                           Species Dendrelaphis walli Vogel and Van Rooijen, 2011  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Dendrelaphis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Dendrelaphis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Dendrelaphis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Figueroa, Alex, Alexander D. McKelvy, L. Lee Grismer, Charles D. Bell, and Simon P. Lailvaux  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Species-Level Phylogeny of Extant Snakes with Description of a New Colubrid Subfamily and Genus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: PLoS ONE, vol. 11, no. 9   
  Page(s): 1-31   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1932-6203   
  Notes: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161070   
  Reference for: Dendrelaphis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Savage, Jay M.  
  Publication Date: 1952   
  Article/Chapter Title: Two Centuries of Confusion: The History of the Snake Name Ahaetulla   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the Chicago Academy of Sciences, vol. 9, no. 11   
  Page(s): 4-17   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Dendrelaphis   

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