Bogertophis subocularis

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Bogertophis subocularis


Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Bogertophis
Species: Bogertophis subocularis
Subspecies: B. s. amplinotus – B. s. subocularis


Bogertophis subocularis (Brown, 1901)

Type locality: USA: Texas, Jeff Davis County, Davis Mountains, 50 miles s-w from Pecos.



  • Brown, A.E., 1901. A review of the Genera and Species of American Snakes, North of Mexico [title not verified]. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 53: 492.
  • Dowling, H. G. and R. M. Price, 1988. A proposed new genus for Elaphe subocularis and Elaphe rosaliae. The Snake, 20: 52–63.
  • Crother, B. I., 2000. Scientific and standard English names of amphibians and reptiles of North America north of Mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding. Herpetogical Circular, No. 29: 1–82.
  • Bogertophis subocularis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 20 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Trans-Pecos Rat Snake