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Thamnophis eques  (Reuss, 1834)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174143

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Mexican Garter Snake [English]
 
    Culebra-listonada del sur-mexicano [Spanish]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                           SpeciesThamnophis eques (Reuss, 1834) – Mexican Garter Snake, Culebra-listonada del sur-mexicano  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques carmenensis Conant, 2003  
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques cuitzeoensis Conant, 2003  
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques diluvialis Conant, 2003  
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques eques (Reuss, 1834) – Mexican Garter Snake 
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques insperatus Conant, 2003  
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques megalops (Kennicott, 1860) – Northern Mexican Garter Snake, northern Mexican gartersnake 
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques obscurus Conant, 2003  
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques patzcuaroensis Conant, 2003  
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques scotti Conant, 2003  
                                              Subspecies Thamnophis eques virgatenuis Conant, 1963  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Thamnophis eques    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Thamnophis eques    
       
  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 eques   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Culebra-listonada del sur-mexicano[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thamnophis eques   
       
  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 eques, Mexican Garter Snake [English]   
       
  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 eques   
       
  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 eques   
       
  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 eques   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rossman, D. A., N. B. Ford, and R. A. Seigel  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Garter Snakes: Evolution and Ecology   
  Page(s): v + 332   
  Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press   
  Publication Place: Oklahoma, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8061-2820-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thamnophis eques   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 59, no. 219   
  Page(s): 58982-59028   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thamnophis eques, Mexican Garter Snake [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: Potential candidate without sufficient data on vulnerability, as published in Federal Register Volume 59, Number 219, Pages 58982 - 59028, November 15, 1994  
 

 

   

 
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