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Rena  Baird and Girard, 1853
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1107511

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Threadsnakes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2019   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderScolecophidia Cope, 1864  
                                  FamilyLeptotyphlopidae Stejneger, 1892 – Slender Blind Snakes, Thread Snakes, Threadsnakes  
                                     SubfamilyEpictinae Hedges, Adalsteinsson and Branch, 2009  
                                        TribeEpictini Hedges, Adalsteinsson and Branch, 2009  
                                           GenusRena Baird and Girard, 1853 – Threadsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Rena boettgeri (Werner, 1899)  
                                              Species Rena bressoni (Taylor, 1939) – Serpiente-lombriz michoacana, Michoacán Slender Blind Snake 
                                              Species Rena dissecta (Cope, 1896) – New Mexico Threadsnake, New Mexico Blind Snake 
                                              Species Rena dugesii (Bocourt, 1881) – Duges' Threadsnake 
                                              Species Rena dulcis Baird and Girard, 1853 – Texas Threadsnake, Serpiente-lombriz texana, Texas Slender Blind Snake, Plains Threadsnake, Texas Blind Snake 
                                              Species Rena humilis Baird and Girard, 1853 – Western Threadsnake 
                                              Species Rena iversoni (H. M. Smith, Breukelen, Auth and Chiszar, 1998)  
                                              Species Rena maxima (Loveridge, 1932) – Serpiente-lombriz gigante, Giant Blind Snake 
                                              Species Rena myopica (Garman, 1884)  
                                              Species Rena segrega (Klauber, 1939) – Trans-Pecos Threadsnake, Trans-Pecos Blind Snake 
                                              Species Rena unguirostris (Boulenger, 1902) – Southern Blind Snake 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Adalsteinsson, Solny A., William R. Branch, Sébastien Trape, Laurie J. Vitt, and S. Blair Hedges  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of snakes of the family Leptotyphlopidae (Reptilia, Squamata)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 2244   
  Page(s): 1-50   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Reference for: Rena   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-946681-003   
  Notes: Available free as PDF, and as updated database, at   
  Reference for: Threadsnakes[English]   

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