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30 December 2020 Opinion 2465 (Case 3750) – Dasypeltis atra Sternfeld, 1912 (Reptilia, Serpentes): specific name conserved
Abstract

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the specific name of Dasypeltis atraSternfeld, 1912 for a species of colubrid snake from central and eastern Africa by giving it precedence over its senior subjective synonym Dasypeltis lineolataPeters, 1878, whenever the two are considered synonyms.

"Opinion 2465 (Case 3750) – Dasypeltis atra Sternfeld, 1912 (Reptilia, Serpentes): specific name conserved," The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 77(1), 145-146, (30 December 2020). https://doi.org/10.21805/bzn.v77.a047
Published: 30 December 2020
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