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Coluber flagellum  Shaw, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 209320

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Masticophis flagellum (Shaw, 1802)
 
  Common Name(s): Coachwhip [English]
 
    Culebra-chirriadora común [Spanish]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                                        GenusColuber Linnaeus, 1758 – Racers  
                                           SpeciesColuber flagellum Shaw, 1802 – Coachwhip, Culebra-chirriadora común  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Coluber flagellum cingulum (Lowe and Woodin, 1954) – Sonoran Coachwhip 
                                              Subspecies Coluber flagellum flagellum Shaw, 1802 – Eastern Coachwhip 
                                              Subspecies Coluber flagellum lineatulus (H. M. Smith, 1941) – Lined Coachwhip 
                                              Subspecies Coluber flagellum piceus (Cope, 1892) – Red Coachwhip 
                                              Subspecies Coluber flagellum ruddocki (Brattstrom and Warren, 1953) – San Joaquin Coachwhip 
                                              Subspecies Coluber flagellum testaceus Say in James, 1823 – Western Coachwhip 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Coluber flagellum    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Coluber flagellum   
       
  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: Coluber flagellum, Coachwhip [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: Coluber flagellum   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

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