Lampropeltis getula niger

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: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Lampropeltis
Species: Lampropeltis getula
Subspecies: Lampropeltis getula niger

NameEdit

Lampropeltis getula niger (Yarrow, 1882)

Type locality: S Ohio and adjacent West Virgina to SE Illinois, south to C Alabama, Kentucky.

SynonymsEdit

  • Lampropeltis getula niger (Yarrow, 1882: 438)
  • Lampropeltis getulus nigraBurt, 1935
  • Lampropeltis getula nigraConant, 1938
  • Lampropeltis getulus nigerSeufer & Jauch, 1980
  • Lampropeltis getula nigerCrother, 2000: 64

ReferencesEdit

  • Yarrow, H.C. 1882. Description of new species of reptiles and amphibians in the US National Museum. Proc. US Nat. Mus. 5: 438–443.
  • Seufer, H. & Jauch, H. 1980. Die Kettennatter Lampropeltis getulus. Herpetofauna 2 (6): 11–14.
  • Lampropeltis getula at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 13 sep 2008.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Black Kingsnake