Opheodrys aestivus

Opheodrys aestivus

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: Opheodrys
Species: Opheodrys aestivus
Subspecies (2): O. a. aestivus – O. a. carinatus

Name

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Opheodrys aestivus (Linnaeus, 1766)

  • Type material: Catesb. car. 2. p.57 t.57.
  • Neotype: USNM 92473, ♂, collected by C.W. Burn on 19 July 1933. [designated by Grobman (1984: 161)]
  • Type locality: “Carolina”, redesignated by neotype designation to “one mile west of Parksville, McCormick Co., SC [=South Carolina]”, by Grobman (1984: 161).

Combinations

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  • Coluber aestivus Linnaeus, 1766: 387 [original combination]
  • Leptophis aestivusBell, 1826: 329 [subsequent combination]
  • Herpetodryas aestivusSchlegel, 1837: 151 [subsequent combination]
  • Opheodrys aestivusCope, 1860: 560 [subsequent combination]
  • Cyclophis aestivusCope, 1875: 38 [subsequent combination]
  • Phyllophilophis aestivusGarman, 1892: 283 [subsequent combination]
  • Contia aestivusBoulenger, 1894: 258 [subsequent combination]

References

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Primary references

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  • Linnaeus, C. 1766. Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1–532. BHL Reference page
  • Grobman, A.B. 1984. Scutellation variation in Opheodrys aestivus. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 29(3): 153–170.

Additional references

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Vernacular names

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English: Rough Greensnake
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