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Tantilla  Baird and Girard, 1853
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174278

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Black-headed Snakes [English]
    Crowned Snakes [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  
                                        GenusTantilla Baird and Girard, 1853 – Black-headed Snakes, Crowned Snakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Tantilla albiceps Barbour, 1925 – Barbour's Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla alticola (Boulenger, 1903) – Boulenger's Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla andinista Wilson and Mena, 1980 – Andes Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla armillata Cope, 1876  
                                           Species Tantilla atriceps (Günther, 1895) – Mexican Black-headed Snake, Culebra-encapuchada mexicana, Mexican Blackhead Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla bairdi Stuart, 1941 – Baird's Black-headed Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla berguidoi Batista, Mebert, Lotzkat and Wilson, 2016 – Chucantí Centipede Snake, Centipedívora de Chucantí 
                                           Species Tantilla bocourti (Günther, 1895) – Culebra-encapuchada de Bocourt, Bocourt's Black-headed Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla boipiranga Sawaya and Sazima, 2003  
                                           Species Tantilla brevicauda Mertens, 1952 – Mertens' Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla briggsi Savitzky and H. M. Smith, 1971 – Culebra-ciempiés de Briggs, Briggs' Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla calamarina Cope, 1866 – Culebra-ciempiés del Pacífico, Pacific Coast Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla capistrata Cope, 1876 – Capistrata Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla cascadae Wilson and Meyer, 1981 – Culebra-ciempiés michoacana, Michoacán Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla ceboruca Canseco-Márquez, E. N. Smith, Ponce-Campos, Flores-Villela and Campbell, 2007 – Ceboruco Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla coronadoi Hartweg, 1944 – Culebra-ciempiés guerrerense, Guerreran Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla coronata Baird and Girard, 1853 – Southeastern Crowned Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla cucullata Minton, 1956 – Trans-Pecos Black-headed Snake, Big Bend Black-headed Snake, Big Bend Blackhead Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla cuniculator H. M. Smith, 1939 – Culebra-ciempiés del Petén 
                                           Species Tantilla deppei (Bocourt, 1883) – Culebra-ciempiés de Deppe, Deppe's Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla excelsa McCranie and E. N. Smith, 2017  
                                           Species Tantilla flavilineata H. M. Smith and Burger, 1950 – Culebra-ciempiés rayas amarillas, Yellow-lined Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla gottei McCranie and Smith, 2017  
                                           Species Tantilla gracilis Baird and Girard, 1853 – Flat-headed Snake, Culebra-ciempiés cabeza plana, Flathead Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla hendersoni Stafford, 2004 – Peten Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla hobartsmithi Taylor, 1936 – Southwestern Black-headed Snake, Culebra-encapuchada del Suroeste, Southwestern Blackhead Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla impensa Campbell, 1998 – Greater Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla insulamontana Wilson and Mena, 1980 – Mountain Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla jani (Günther, 1895) – Culebra-ciempiés de Jan, Jan's Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla johnsoni Wilson, Vaughn and Dixon, 1999 – Johnson's Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla lempira Wilson and Mena, 1980 – Mena's Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla melanocephala (Linnaeus, 1758) – Black-headed Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla miyatai Wilson and Knight, 1987  
                                           Species Tantilla moesta (Günther, 1863) – Culebra-ciempiés vientre negro, Blackbelly Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla nigra (Boulenger, 1914) – Black Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla nigriceps Kennicott, 1860 – Plains Black-headed Snake, Culebra-encapuchada de pradera, Plains Blackhead Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla oaxacae Wilson and Meyer, 1971 – Culebra-ciempiés oaxaqueña, Oaxacan Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla olympia Townsend, Wilson, Medina-Flores and Herrera-B, 2013  
                                           Species Tantilla oolitica Telford, 1966 – Rim Rock Crowned Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla petersi Wilson, 1979 – Peters' Black-headed Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla planiceps (Blainville, 1835) – California Black-headed Snake, Western Black-headed Snake, Culebra-encapuchada californiana, Western Blackhead Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla psittaca McCranie, 2011  
                                           Species Tantilla relicta Telford, 1966 – Florida Crowned Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla reticulata Cope, 1860 – Litter Snake, Reticulate Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla robusta Canseco-Márquez, Mendelsohn and Gutiérrez-Mayén, 2002 – Pueblan Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla rubra Cope, 1875 – Reddish Black-headed Snake, Culebra-encapuchada roja, Red Black-headed Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla ruficeps (Cope, 1894)  
                                           Species Tantilla schistosa (Bocourt, 1883) – Culebra-ciempiés de tierra colorada, Red Earth Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla semicincta (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Ringed Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla sertula Wilson and Campbell, 2000 – Garland Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla shawi Taylor, 1949 – Culebra-ciempiés de Potosí, Potosí Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla slavensi Pérez-Higareda, H. M. Smith and R. B. Smith, 1985 – Culebra-ciempiés de Slavens, Slavens' Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla stenigrammi McCranie and E. N. Smith, 2017  
                                           Species Tantilla striata Dunn, 1928 – Culebra-ciempiés rayada, Striped Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla supracincta (Peters, 1863) – Banded Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla taeniata (Bocourt, 1883) – Culebra-ciempiés centroamericana, Central American Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla tayrae Wilson, 1983 – Culebra-ciempiés del Tacaná, Volcan Tacaná Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla tecta Campbell and E. N. Smith, 1997 – White-striped Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla tjiasmantoi Koch and Venegas, 2016  
                                           Species Tantilla trilineata (Peters, 1880) – Three-lined Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla triseriata H. M. Smith and P. W. Smith, 1951 – Three-lined Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla tritaeniata H. M. Smith and Williams, 1966 – Three-banded Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla vermiformis (Hallowell, 1861) – Hallowell's Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla vulcani Campbell, 1998 – Vulcan Centipede Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla wilcoxi Stejneger, 1902 – Chihuahuan Black-headed Snake, Culebra-encapuchada chihuahuense, Chihuahuan Blackhead Snake 
                                           Species Tantilla yaquia H. M. Smith, 1942 – Yaqui Black-headed Snake, Culebra-encapuchada yaqui, Yaquia Blackhead Snake 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Tantilla    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Tantilla   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tantilla   
  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: Tantilla   
  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: Tantilla   

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