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Vermicella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Serpentes
Subfamily  Hydrophiinae
Higher classification  Elapidae
Order  Scaled reptiles
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Family  Elapidae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Snake, Bandy‑bandy, Elapidae, Simoselaps, Cacophis

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Vermicella is a genus of venomous snakes of the family Elapidae.

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Species

Six species are recognized as being valid.

  • Vermicella annulata (Gray, 1841)
  • Vermicella calonotus (A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854)
  • Vermicella intermedia Keogh & S.A. Smith, 1996
  • Vermicella multifasciata (Longman, 1915)
  • Vermicella snelli Storr, 1968
  • Vermicella vermiformis Keogh & S.A. Smith, 1996
  • Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Vermicella.

    Etymology

    The specific name, snelli, is in honor of Charles Snell who donated the holotype to the Western Australian Museum.

    References

    Vermicella Wikipedia


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