Taxonavigation Edit

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: Sonora
Species: Sonora mutabilis

Name Edit

Sonora mutabilis Stickel, 1943

  • Holotype: FMNH 105297 (formerly EHT-HMS 4661), ♂, collected by H.M. Smith on 29 July 1935.
  • Type locality: “near Magdalena, Jalisco, Mexico”.

Combinations Edit

  • Sonora michoacanensis mutabilis Stickel, 1943: 116 [original combination, as subspecies]
  • Sonora mutabilisPonce-Campos, Smith, Harris & Chiszar, 2004: 146 [subsequent combination, elevate to species]

Synonyms Edit

  • Sonora aequalis Smith & Taylor, 1945: 128 [synonymised by Echternacht (173: 9); ressurected by Ponce-Campos et al. (2004: 148); synonymised again by Cox et al. (2012: 103)]
    • Holotype: MCZ 6444, collected by W.B. Richardon on 6 May 1893.
    • Type locality: “central Mexico”; originally given as ‘Matagalpa, Nicaragua’ by Stickel (1943: 117), later concluded to be ‘from an area within or somewhat to the east of the ranges of mutabilis and michoacanensis, on the southern part of the Mexican Plateau or in the surrounding mountains’ by Stickel (1943: 118).

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Vernacular names Edit

English: Jalisco Ground Snake