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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis: Sarcopterygii
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Masticophis
Species: Masticophis bilineatus
Subspecies: M. b. bilineatus – M. b. slevini
Name

Masticophis bilineatus Jan, 1863

Holotype: MTD 15523.
Synonyms

Masticophis bilineatus Jan, 1863: 65
Masticophis bilineatus — Stebbins, 1985: 183
Masticophis bilineatus — Liner, 1994
Masticophis bilineatus — Mattison, 1995: 109

References

Jan, G. 1863. Elenco Sistematico degli Ofidi descriti e disegnati per l'Iconografia Generale. Milano, A. Lombardi. vii + 143 pp.
Stebbins, R.C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, 2nd ed. Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
Masticophis bilineatus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 21 sep 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Sonoran Whipsnake

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