Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Colubroidea
Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Xenodontinae
Genus: Thermophis
Species: T. baileyi - T. zhaoermii


Thermophis Malnate, 1953


* Guo, P.; Chen, Y.Y. 2000: The rare and endemic snakes in China — Thermophis baileyi. Sichuan journal of zoology, 19(2): 79–80.
* Guo, P.; Liu, S.Y.; Feng, J.C.; He, M. 2008: The description of a new species of Thermophis (Serpentes: Colubridae). Sichuan journal of zoology, 27(3): 321.
* Guo, P.; Liu, S.Y.; Huang, S.; He, M.; Sun, Z.Y.; Feng, J.C.; Zhao, E.M. 2009: Morphological variation in Thermophis Malnate (Serpentes: Colubridae), with an expanded description of T. zhaoermii. Zootaxa, 1973: 51-60. Abstract & excerpt
* He, M.; Feng, J.-C.; Liu, S.-Y.; Guo, P.; Zhao, E.-M. 2009: The phylogenetic position of Thermophis (Serpentes: Colubridae), an endemic snake from the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau, China. Journal of natural history, 43: 479–488.
* Huang, S.; Liu, S.-y.; Guo, P.; Zhang, Y.-p.; Zhao, E.-m. 2009: What are the closest relatives of the hot-spring snakes (Colubridae, Thermophis), the relict species endemic to the Tibetan Plateau? Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 51: 438-446.

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