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Coluber  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174168

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Masticophis Baird and Girard, 1853
  Common Name(s): Racers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 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  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyColubridae Oppel, 1811 – Colubrids, Typical Snakes  
                                     SubfamilyColubrinae Oppel, 1811  
                                        GenusColuber Linnaeus, 1758 – Racers  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesColuber anthonyi (Stejneger, 1901) – Clarion Island Whip Snake, Culebra-chirriadora de Isla Clarion 
                                           SpeciesColuber aurigulus (Cope, 1861) – Baja California Striped Whip Snake, Culebra-chirriadora de Baja California 
                                           SpeciesColuber barbouri Van Denburgh and Slevin, 1921 – Baja California Striped Whip Snake 
                                           SpeciesColuber bilineatus (Jan, 1863) – Sonoran Whipsnake, Culebra-chirriadora sonorense 
                                           SpeciesColuber constrictor Linnaeus, 1758 – Racer, Culebra-corredora constrictor, Eastern Racer 
                                           SpeciesColuber flagellum Shaw, 1802 – Coachwhip, Culebra-chirriadora común 
                                           SpeciesColuber fuliginosus (Cope, 1895) – Baja California Coachwhip 
                                           SpeciesColuber lateralis (Hallowell, 1853) – Culebra-chirriadora rayada, Striped Racer 
                                           SpeciesColuber mentovarius (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Culebra-chirriadora neotropical, Neotropical Whip Snake 
                                           SpeciesColuber schotti (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Schott's Whipsnake 
                                           SpeciesColuber slevini (Lowe and Norris, 1955)  
                                           SpeciesColuber taeniatus (Hallowell, 1852) – Culebra-chirriadora adornada, Striped Whipsnake 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Coluber    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Coluber   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Coluber   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Coluber   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Reference for: Coluber   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Linnaeus, Carolus   
  Publication Date: 1758   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, 10th Edition, vol. 1   
  Page(s): 824   
  Publisher: Laurentii Salvii   
  Publication Place: Holmiae (Stockholm, Sweden)   
  Notes: Available online at and   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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