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Rena dulcis  Baird and Girard, 1853
Taxonomic Serial No.: 209586

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Leptotyphlops dulcis (Baird and Girard, 1853)
 
  Common Name(s): Texas Threadsnake [English]
 
    Serpiente-lombriz texana [Spanish]
 
    Texas Slender Blind Snake [English]
 
    Plains Threadsnake [English]
 
    Texas Blind Snake [English]
 
       
  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  
                               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  
                                              SpeciesRena dulcis Baird and Girard, 1853 – Texas Threadsnake, Serpiente-lombriz texana, Texas Slender Blind Snake, Plains Threadsnake, Texas Blind Snake  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Rena dulcis dulcis Baird and Girard, 1853 – Plains Blind Snake, Plains Threadsnake 
                                                 Subspecies Rena dulcis rubella (Garman, 1884) – South Texas Threadsnake 
                                                 Subspecies Rena dulcis supraorbicularis (Tanner, 1985)  
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rena dulcis   
       
  Source: Reptile Database (2019), website (version 09-Jul-19)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (http://www.reptile-database.org)   
  Reference for: Rena dulcis, Texas Blind Snake [English]   
       
  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: Texas Threadsnake[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré  
  Publication Date: 1999   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xi + 511   
  Publisher: The Herpetologists' League   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-893777-01-4, 1-893777-00-6  
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  Reference for: Rena dulcis   
       

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

 

   

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