Heterodon simus

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Heterodon simus

Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Dipsadidae
Subfamilia: Heterodontinae
Genus: Heterodon
Species: Heterodon simus

Name[edit]

Holotype: presumed lost fide Edgren (1953: 640).

Type locality: “Carolina”, restricted to “Charleston, South Carolina” by Schmidt (1953: 226).

Combinations[edit]

  • Coluber simus Linnaeus, 1766: 375 [original combination]
  • Heterodon simusHolbrook, 1842: 57 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C. 1766. Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 394–532. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Southern Hognose Snake