Pantherophis

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Pantherophis guttatus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Colubroidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera

Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Pantherophis
Species: P. bairdi – P. emoryi – P. flavirufus – P. gloydi – P. guttatus – P. obsoletus – P. slowinskii – P. spiloides – P. vulpinus

Name[edit]

Pantherophis Fitzinger, 1843

Type species: Coluber guttatus Linnaeus, 1766

References[edit]

  • Utiger, Urs, Notker Helfenberger, Beat Schätti, Catherine Schmidt, Markus Ruf and Vincent Ziswiler 2002: Molecular systematics and phylogeny of Old World and New World ratsnakes, Elaphe Auct., and related genera (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 9 (2): 105-124.
  • Pantherophis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 01 oct 2008.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rat snakes