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Lampropeltis gentilis  (Baird and Girard, 1853)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1082855

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lampropeltis triangulum amaura Cope, 1861
 
    Lampropeltis doliata amaura Cope, 1861
 
    Lampropeltis amaura Cope, 1861
 
    Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Stejneger, 1903
 
    Lampropeltis triangulum gentilis (Baird and Girard, 1853)
 
    Lampropeltis doliata gentilis (Baird and Girard, 1853)
 
    Ophibolus gentilis Baird and Girard, 1853
 
    Lampropeltis triangulum multistriata Kennicott, 1861
 
    Lampropeltis triangulum taylori Tanner and Loomis, 1957
 
  Common Name(s): Central Plains Milksnake [English]
 
    Western Milksnake [English]
 
    Central Plains Milk 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  
                                     SubfamilyColubrinae Oppel, 1811  
                                        GenusLampropeltis Fitzinger, 1843 – Kingsnakes, Milk Snakes  
                                           SpeciesLampropeltis gentilis (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Central Plains Milksnake, Western Milksnake, Central Plains Milk Snake  
       

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  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 gentilis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Ronald M. Bonett, Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Eighth Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 43   
  Page(s): 102   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-946681-003   
  Notes: Available free as PDF, and as updated database, at https://ssarherps.org/publications/north-american-checklist/   
  Reference for: Western Milksnake[English]   
       
  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   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1063-5157   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt099   
  Reference for: Lampropeltis gentilis   
       

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

 

   

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