Sistrurus catenatus

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Sistrurus catenatus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

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: Viperoidea

Familia: Viperidae
Subfamilia: Crotalinae
Genus: Sistrurus
Species: Sistrurus catenatus

Name[edit]

Sistrurus catenatus (Rafinesque, 1818) [conserved name]

  • Type material: not designated.
  • Neotype: USNM 526. [designated by Opinion 2328 (2013)]
  • Type locality: “Prairies of the Upper Missouri”, redesignated by neotype designation to “Poland, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA” by Opinion 2328 (2013).
  • Placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology by Opinion 2328 (2013).

Combinations[edit]

  • Crotalinus catenatus Rafinesque, 1818: 41 [original combination]
  • Sistrurus catenatusGarman, 1883: 118 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Eastern Massasauga
español: Cascabel pigmea norteña
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