Lampropeltis triangulum

Lampropeltis triangulum

Taxonavigation

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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
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Lampropeltis
Species: Lampropeltis triangulum

Name

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Lampropeltis triangulum (Lacépède, 1789) [conserved name]

  • Type material: not designated, unknown. [lost fide Williams (1978: 75)]
  • Type locality: “Amérique”, restricted to “vicinity of New York City” by Schmidt (1953: 208).
  • Placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology by Opinion 804 (1967: 18).

Combinations

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  • Coluber triangulum Lacépède, 1789: 86 [original combination]
  • Ablabes triangulumDuméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854: 315 [subsequent combination]
  • Lampropeltis triangulaCope, 1860: 256 [subsequent combination, incorrect gender agreement]

Synonyms

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  • Ophibolus clericus Baird & Girard, 1853: 88
    • Lectotype: USNM 2380, adult ♂, collected by C.B. Kennerly, date unknown. [designated by Blanchard (1921)]
    • Type locality: “Clarke County, Virginia”.
  • Ophibolus doliatus collaris Cope, 1888: 383
    • Lectotype: USNM 2433, adult ♂, collected by E.R. Boardman, date unknown. [designated by Blanchard (1921)]
    • Type locality: “Elmira, Stark County, Illinois”.
  • Ophibolus doliatus temporalis Cope, 1893: 1068
    • Holotype: ANSP 3597, ♂, collected by Mr. Drexter, date unknown.
    • Type locality: “Delaware”.
  • Ophibolus doliatus syspilus Cope, 1888: 381
    • Holotype: USNM 13380, adult ♂, collected by R. Ridgeway, date unknown.
    • Type locality: “Richland County, Illinois”.

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Vernacular names

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čeština: Korálovka sedlatá
Deutsch: Östliche Milchnatter
English: Eastern Milksnake
magyar: Vörös királysikló
日本語: ミルクヘビ
lietuvių: Pieniškoji gyvatė
Nederlands: Melkslang
polski: Lancetogłów mleczny
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