Pantherophis emoryi

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Pantherophis emoryi

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: Pantherophis
Species: Pantherophis emoryi

NameEdit

Pantherophis emoryi (Baird & Girard, 1853)

  • Holotype: USNM 2257, collected by J.H. Clark [U.S.-Mex. Boundary Survey] between 1848–1852, via J.D. Graham. [lost fide Dowling (1951: 43)]
  • Type locality: “Howard Springs, Tex. [=Texas]”.

CombinationsEdit

  • Scotophis emoryi Baird & Girard, 1853: 157 [original combination]
  • Coluber emoryiCope, 1875: 39 [subsequent combination]
  • Natrix emoryiCope, 1887: 71 [subsequent combination]
  • Elaphe emoryiDowling, 1951: 44 [subsequent combination]
  • Elaphe guttata emoryiDowling, 1952: 2 [subsequent combination, reduce to subspecies]
  • Elaphe emoryiBurbrink, 2002: 473 [subsequent combination, restaure to species]
  • Pantherophis emoryiPotts & Collins, 2005 [subsequent combination]

SynonymsEdit

  • Scotophis calligaster Kennicott, 1859: 88
  • Coluber rhinomegas Cope, 1860: 255
  • Coluber laetusBoulenger, 1894: 49 [not Scotophis laetus Baird & Girard, 1853]
  • Elaphe laeta intermontanus Woodbury & Woodbury, 1942: 139
  • Elaphe quivira Burt, 1946: 116 (nomen nudum)
  • Elaphe guttata meahllmorum Smith et al., 1994: 259

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

  • Woodbury, Angus M.; Woodbury, Dixon M. 1942. Studies of the rat snake, Elaphe laeta, with description of a new subspecies. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 55: 133–142.
  • Potts, George D. & Joseph T. Collins 2005. A Checklist of the Vertebrate Animals of Kansas. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, 50 pp.

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Vernacular namesEdit

Deutsch: Präriekornnatter
English: Great Plains Ratsnake
español: Culebra ratonera de las planicies
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