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Xenocalamus mechowii  Peters, 1881
Taxonomic Serial No.: 700397

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Elongate Quill-snouted Snake [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                     SubfamilyAparallactinae Bourgeois, 1968  
                                        GenusXenocalamus Günther, 1868  
                                           SpeciesXenocalamus mechowii Peters, 1881 – Elongate Quill-snouted Snake  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Xenocalamus mechowii inornatus de Witte and Laurent, 1947  
                                              Subspecies Xenocalamus mechowii mechowii Peters, 1881  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Xenocalamus mechowii    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (http://www.reptile-database.org)   
  Reference for: Xenocalamus mechowii, Elongate Quill-snouted Snake [English]   
       
  Source: Snake Species of the World, vol. undetermined, manuscript (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Working manuscript of follow-up volumes to McDiarmid et al. (1999), "Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1"   
  Reference for: Xenocalamus mechowii   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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