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Lampropeltis triangulum  (Lacépède, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174187

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lampropeltis triangulum temporalis Cope, 1893
 
    Lampropeltis doliata (Linnaeus, 1766)
 
    Coluber doliatus Linnaeus, 1766
 
    Lampropeltis triangulum syspila (Cope, 1889)
 
    Lampropeltis doliata syspila (Cope, 1889)
 
    Ophibolus doliatus syspilus Cope, 1889
 
    Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum (Lacépède, 1789)
 
    Lampropeltis doliata triangulum (Lacépède, 1789)
 
    Coluber triangulum Lacépède, 1789
 
    Lampropeltis doliata temporalis Cope, 1893
 
    Ophibolus doliata temporalis (Cope, 1893)
 
  Common Name(s): Eastern Milk Snake [English]
 
    Eastern Milksnake [English]
 
    Culebra-real coralillo [Spanish]
 
    couleuvre tachetée [French]
 
       
  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  
                                     SubfamilyColubrinae Oppel, 1811  
                                        GenusLampropeltis Fitzinger, 1843 – Kingsnakes, Milk Snakes  
                                           SpeciesLampropeltis triangulum (Lacépède, 1789) – Eastern Milk Snake, Eastern Milksnake, Culebra-real coralillo, couleuvre tachetée  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Lampropeltis triangulum    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Lampropeltis triangulum    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Eastern Milk Snake[English], couleuvre tachetée [French]   
       
  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: Lampropeltis triangulum   
       
  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-real coralillo[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lampropeltis triangulum   
       
  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: Lampropeltis triangulum, Eastern Milksnake [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: Lampropeltis triangulum   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: Lampropeltis triangulum   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ruane, Sara, Robert W. Bryson Jr., R. Alexander Pyron and Frank T. Burbrink  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Coalescent Species Delimitation in Milksnakes (Genus Lampropeltis) and Impacts on Phylogenetic Comparative Analyses   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Biology, vol. 63, no. 2   
  Page(s): 231-250   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt099   
  Reference for: Lampropeltis triangulum   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Lampropeltis triangulum Lacepede, 1789. The correct publication date for this name is 1789 and not 1788 as often seen cited by several workers. In Lacepede's (1788-1789) two volume work there are no snakes mentioned. The snakes are in volume 2 (1789) see also Opinion 1463  
 

 

   

 
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