Masticophis taeniatus

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Masticophis taeniatus

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: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Masticophis
Species: Masticophis taeniatus
Subspecies: M. t. australis – M. t. girardi – M. t. ornatus – M. t. taeniatus

Name[edit]

Masticophis taeniatus (Hallowell, 1852)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Leptophis taeniata Hallowell, 1852
  • Masticophis taeniatusBaird & Girard, 1853: 103
  • Coluber taeniatus taeniatusFitch, 1936
  • Masticophis taeniatusStebbins, 1985: 183
  • Masticophis taeniatusLiner, 1994

References[edit]

  • Hallowell, E. 1852: Descriptions of new species of reptiles inhabiting North America. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 6: 177–182.
  • Stebbins, R.C. 1985: A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, 2nd ed. Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
  • Thornton, Okla W., Jr.; Smith, Jerry R. 1993: New county records of amphibians and reptiles from West-Central Texas. Herpetological Review 24 (1): 35–36.
  • Masticophis taeniatus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 26 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Striped Whipsnake