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Storeria dekayi


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: Natricinae
Genus: Storeria
Species (5): S. dekayi – S. hidalgoensis – S. occipitomaculata – S. storerioides – S. victa


Storeria Baird & Girard, 1853: 135 [conserved name]

  • Type species: Tropidonotus dekayi Holbrook, 1842, by subsequent designation by Opinion 632 (1962: 145).
  • Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Opinion 632 (1962: 145).


Primary references[edit]

  • Baird, S.F. & Girard, C. 1853. Catalogue of North American Reptiles in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Part 1.–Serpents. Smithsonian Institution: Washington. xvi + 172 pp. BHL Reference page
  • International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. 1962. Opinion 632. Regina Baird and Girard, 1853 (Reptilia); designation of a type-species under the plenary powers. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 19(3): 145–147. BHL Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Redbelly Snakes
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