Contia

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

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: Colubroidea

Familia: Dipsadidae
Subfamilia: Heterodontinae
Genus: Contia
Species (2): C. longicaudae – C. tenuis

NameEdit

Contia Baird & Girard, 1853: 110

  • Type species: Contia mitis Baird & Girard, 1853, by monotypy.

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • 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

Additional referencesEdit

  • Feldman, C.R. & Hoyer, R.F. 2010. A New Species of Snake in the Genus Contia (Squamata: Colubridae) from California and Oregon. Copeia 2010(2): 254–267. DOI: 10.1643/CH-09-129

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Vernacular namesEdit

Deutsch: Dornschwanzschlange
English: Sharptail Snakes