Masticophis schotti

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 schotti
Subspecies: M. s. ruthveni - M. s. schotti

Name

Masticophis schotti Baird & Girard, 1853

Type locality: USA (Texas).

Synonyms

* Masticophis schotti Baird & Girard, 1853: 160
* Masticophis taeniatus schotti — Gloyd & Conant, 1934
* Masticophis taeniatus schotti — Conant & Collins, 1991: 188
* Masticophis schotti — Camper & Dixon, 1994
* Masticophis schotti — Crother, 2000: 66


References

* Baird, S.F. and C. Girard. 1853: Catalogue of North American Reptiles in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Part 1.-Serpents. Smithsonian Inst., Washington, xvi + 172 pp.
* Camper J.D. Dixon J.R. 1994: Geographic variation and systematics of the striped whipsnakes (Masticophis taeniatus complex; Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae). Annals of Carnegie Museum 63 (1): 1-48.
* Conant, R. & Collins, J.T. 1991: A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern/Central North America, 3rd ed. Houghton Mifflin (Boston/New York), xx + 450 p.
* Masticophis schotti at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 26 sep 2008.


Vernacular names
English: Schott's Whipsnake

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