Zamenis

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Zamenis
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Z. longissimus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Colubrinae
Genus: Zamenis
Wagler, 1830

Zamenis is a genus of Old World nonvenomous snakes in the family Colubridae.

Species[edit]

The following 6 species are recognized as being valid:[1]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Zamenis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zamenis ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

Further reading[edit]

  • Wagler J (1830). Natürliches System der AMPHIBIEN, mit vorangehender Classification der SÄUGTHIERE und VÖGEL. Ein Beitrag zur vergleichenden Zoologie. Munich, Stuttgart and Tübingen: J.G. Cotta. vi + 354 pp. + one plate. (Zamenis, new genus, p. 188). (in German and Latin).