Pantherophis guttatus

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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: Pantherophis guttatus
Subspecies: P. g. guttatus – P. g. meahllmorum

Name[edit]

Pantherophis guttatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Type locality: “Carolina” (Linnaeus, 1766); restricted to USA: South Carolina, Charleston County, vicinity of Charleston.

Holotype: Zoological Museum of Uppsala 147.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Coluber guttatus Linnaeus, 1766: 385
  • Coluber maculatus Bonnaterre, 1790: 19
  • Coluber compressus Donndorf, 1798: 206
  • Coluber carolinianus Shaw, 1802: 460
  • Coluber molossus Daudin, 1803: 269
  • Coluber pantherinus Daudin, 1803: 318
  • Coluber floridanus Harlan, 1827: 360
  • Coryphodon PantherinusDuméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854: 181
  • Coluber guttatus sellatusCope, 1888: 387
  • Coluber guttatusBoulenger, 1894: 39
  • Coluber rosaceus Cope, 1888: 388
  • Pantherophis guttatusUtiger et al., 2002
  • Pituophis guttatusBurbrink, 2007

References[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C. 1766: Systema naturæ per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio duodecima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm, Holmiae. 1-532 pp.
  • Boulenger, George A. 1894: Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume II., Containing the Conclusion of the Colubridæ Aglyphæ. British Mus. (Nat. Hist.), London, xi, 382 pp.
  • 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 guttatus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 02 oct 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Red rat snake or corn snake