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Thamnophis  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174133

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Garter Snakes [English]
 
    Ribbon Snakes [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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                     SubfamilyNatricinae Bonaparte, 1838  
                                        GenusThamnophis Fitzinger, 1843 – Garter Snakes, Ribbon Snakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Thamnophis atratus (Kennicott in Cooper, 1860) – Santa Cruz Garter Snake, Western Aquatic Garter Snake, Aquatic Garter Snake, Pacific Coast Aquatic Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis bogerti Rossman and Burbrink, 2005  
                                           Species Thamnophis brachystoma (Cope, 1892) – Short-headed Garter Snake, Shorthead Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis butleri (Cope, 1889) – Butler's Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis chrysocephalus (Cope, 1885) – Culebra-listonada cabeza dorada, Goldenhead Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis conanti Rossman and Burbrink, 2005  
                                           Species Thamnophis couchii (Kennicott in Baird, 1859) – Couch's Garter Snake, Sierra Garter Snake, Western Aquatic Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis cyrtopsis (Kennicott, 1860) – Black-necked Garter Snake, Culebra-listonada cuello negro, Blackneck Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis elegans (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Western Terrestrial Garter Snake, Culebra-listonada elegante 
                                           Species Thamnophis eques (Reuss, 1834) – Mexican Garter Snake, Culebra-listonada del sur-mexicano 
                                           Species Thamnophis errans H. M. Smith, 1942 – Culebra-listonada errante, Mexican Wandering Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis exsul Rossman, 1969 – Culebra-listonada de montaña, Montane Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis fulvus (Bocourt, 1893) – Culebra-listonada amarillenta, Highland Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis gigas Fitch, 1940 – Giant Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis godmani (Günther, 1894) – Culebra-listonada de Godman, Godman's Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis hammondii (Kennicott, 1860) – Two-striped Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis lineri Rossman and Burbrink, 2005  
                                           Species Thamnophis marcianus (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Checkered Garter Snake, Culebra-listonada manchada 
                                           Species Thamnophis melanogaster (Peters, 1864) – Culebra-de agua vientre negro, Blackbelly Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis mendax Walker, 1955 – Culebra-listonada tamaulipeca, Tamaulipan Montane Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis nigronuchalis Thompson, 1957 – Southern Durango Spotted Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis ordinoides (Baird and Girard, 1852) – Northwestern Garter Snake, Puget Sound Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis postremus H. M. Smith, 1942  
                                           Species Thamnophis proximus (Say in James, 1823) – Western Ribbon Snake, Culebra-listonada occidental 
                                           Species Thamnophis pulchrilatus (Cope, 1885) – Culebra-listonada de tierras altas-mexicana, Yellow-throated Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis radix (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Plains Garter Snake, Plains Gartersnake 
                                           Species Thamnophis rossmani Conant, 2000 – Rossman's Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis rufipunctatus (Cope, 1875) – Culebra-de agua cabeza angosta, Narrow-headed Garter Snake, Narrowhead Garter Snake, Narrowhead Watersnake 
                                           Species Thamnophis saurita (Linnaeus, 1766)  
                                           Species Thamnophis scalaris Cope, 1861 – Culebra-listonada de montaña-cola larga, Longtail Alpine Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis scaliger (Jan, 1863) – Culebra-listonada de montaña-cola corta, Short-tail Alpine Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis sirtalis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Garter Snake, couleuvre rayée, Culebra-listonada común 
                                           Species Thamnophis sumichrasti (Cope, 1867) – Culebra-listonada de Sumichrast, Sumichrast's Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis unilabialis Tanner, 1985 – Madrean Narrowheaded Garter Snake 
                                           Species Thamnophis validus (Kennicott, 1860) – West Coast Garter Snake 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Thamnophis    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Thamnophis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Thamnophis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thamnophis   
       
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (http://www.reptile-database.org)   
  Reference for: Thamnophis   
       
  Source: Snake Species of the World, vol. undetermined, manuscript (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Working manuscript of follow-up volumes to McDiarmid et al. (1999), "Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1"   
  Reference for: Thamnophis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thamnophis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thamnophis   
       

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