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Pantherophis  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1081420

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): North American Ratsnakes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyColubridae Oppel, 1811 – Colubrids, Typical Snakes  
                                     SubfamilyColubrinae Oppel, 1811  
                                        GenusPantherophis Fitzinger, 1843 – North American Ratsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Pantherophis alleghaniensis (Holbrook, 1836) – Eastern Rat Snake, Eastern Ratsnake 
                                           Species Pantherophis bairdi (Yarrow, 1880) – Baird's Ratsnake, Baird's Rat Snake, Culebra-ratonera de Baird 
                                           Species Pantherophis emoryi (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Great Plains Rat Snake, Great Plains Ratsnake 
                                           Species Pantherophis guttatus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Eastern Corn Snake, Culebra-ratonera de maiz, Corn Snake, Cornsnake, Red Cornsnake 
                                           Species Pantherophis obsoletus (Say in James, 1823) – Pilot Black Snake, Western Rat Snake, Black Rat Snake, Texas Ratsnake, Western Ratsnake 
                                           Species Pantherophis ramspotti Crother, White, Savage, Eckstut, Graham and Gardner, 2011 – Western Foxsnake 
                                           Species Pantherophis slowinskii (Burbrink, 2002) – Slowinski's Cornsnake 
                                           Species Pantherophis spiloides (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Gray Rat Snake, Gray Ratsnake, Midland Rat Snake 
                                           Species Pantherophis vulpinus (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Eastern Fox Snake, Eastern Foxsnake 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Ronald M. Bonett, Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Eighth Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 43   
  Page(s): 102   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-946681-003   
  Notes: Available free as PDF, and as updated database, at   
  Reference for: North American Ratsnakes[English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wallach, Van, Kenneth L. Williams, and Jeff Bundy  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snakes of the World: a Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species   
  Page(s): 1209   
  Publisher: CRC Press   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-4822-08474   
  Reference for: Pantherophis   

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