Hypsiglena chlorophaea

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: Dipsadinae
Genus: Hypsiglena
Species: Hypsiglena chlorophaea
Subspecies (4): H. c. chlorophaea – H. c. deserticola – H. c. loreala – H. c. tiburonensis

NameEdit

  • Hypsiglena chlorophaea Cope, 1860: 247

Syntypes (2): ANSP 3748-9.

Type locality: “Fort Buchanan, Arizona.”

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Weaver, R.E. 2010. Diet and Reproductive Ecology of the Desert Nightsnake (Hypsiglena chlorophaea) in Central Washington State. Journal of Herpetology 44(1): 148–152.
  • Weaver, R.E., Clark, W,H. & McEwen, D.C. 2012. Prey Chemical Discrimination by the Desert Nightsnake (Hypsiglena chlorophaea): A Comparison of Invertebrate and Vertebrate Prey. Journal of Herpetology 46(4): 523–526. DOI: 10.1670/10-124

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Sonoran Night Snake