Sistrurus miliarius

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Sistrurus miliarius

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
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 miliarius
Subspecies (3): S. m. barbouri – S. m. miliarius – S. m. streckeri

Name[edit]

Sistrurus miliarius (Linnaeus, 1766)

  • Holotype: presumed lost fide Palmer (1978: 220).
  • Type locality: “Carolina”, restricted to “Charleston, South Carolina” by Schmidt (1953: 226).

Combinations[edit]

  • Crotalus miliarius Linnaeus, 1766: 372 [original combination]
  • Crotalophorus miliariusGray, 1825: 205 [subsequent combination]
  • Caudisona miliariaFitzinger, 1926: 63 [subsequent combination]
  • Sistrurus miliariusGarman, 1883: 119 [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): 1–532. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pigmy Rattlesnake
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