Masticophis aurigulus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Colubroidea
Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Masticophis
Species: Masticophis aurigulus
Subspecies: M. a. aurigulus - M. a. barbouri

Name

Masticophis aurigulus (Cope, 1861)

Type locality: Cape San Lucas, Lower California.

Synonyms

* Drymobius aurigulus Cope, 1861
* Bascanium aurigulum Cope, 1875
* Coluber flagelliformis var. aurigulus Garman, 1883
* Bascanium laterale aurigulum Cope, 1891
* Bascanion aurigulum - van Denburgh, 1895
* Zamensis aurigulus Cope, 1896
* Coluber aurigulus Stejneger & Barbour, 1917
* Masticophis aurigulus - Ortenburger, 1923
* Masticophis aurigulus — Stebbins, 1985: 243


References

* Cope, E.D. 1861: Contributions to the ophiology of Lower California, Mexico and Central America. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 13: 292-306.
* Stebbins, R.C. 1985: A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, 2nd ed. Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
* Masticophis aurigulus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 21 sep 2008.


Vernacular names
English: Baja California Striped Whip Snake

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