Pituophis ruthveni

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Pituophis ruthveni

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: Pituophis
Species: Pituophis ruthveni

Name[edit]

Pituophis ruthveni Stull, 1929

Synonyms[edit]

  • Pituophis ruthveni Stull, 1929
  • Pituophis melanoleucus ruthveniStull, 1940
  • Pituophis catenifer ruthveniFugler, 1955
  • Pituophis melanoleucus ruthveniConant & Collins, 1991: 203
  • Pituophis ruthveniCrother, 2000

References[edit]

  • Stull, O.G. 1929: The description of a new subspecies of Pituophis melanoleucus from Louisiana. Occ. Papers Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, No. 205: 1–3.
  • Stull, Olive Griffith 1940: Variations and relationships in the snakes of the genus Pituophis Bulletin of the United States National Museum (175): 1–225.
  • Conant, R. & Collins, J.T. 1991: A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern/Central North America, 3rd ed. Houghton Mifflin (Boston/New York), xx + 450 p.
  • Pituophis ruthveni at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 30 oct 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Louisiana Pine Snake