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Drymarchon melanurus  (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 683032

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Common Name(s): Middle American Indigo Snake [English]
 
       
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  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  
                                     GenusDrymarchon Fitzinger, 1843 – Indigo Snakes  
                                        SpeciesDrymarchon melanurus (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Middle American Indigo Snake  
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                                           Subspecies Drymarchon melanurus erebennus (Cope, 1860) – Texas Indigo Snake 
                                           Subspecies Drymarchon melanurus melanurus (Cope, 1860)  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, B. I., J. Boundy, J. A. Campbell, K. de Quieroz, D. Frost, D. M. Green, R. Highton, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico: Update   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Review, vol. 34, no. 3   
  Page(s): 196-203   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0018-084X   
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  Reference for: Drymarchon melanurus   
       

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

 

   

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