Pantherophis

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Colubroidea
Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Pantherophis
Species: P. bairdi - P. emoryi - P. flavirufus - P. gloydi - P. guttatus - P. obsoletus - P. slowinskii - P. spiloides - P. vulpinus

Name

Pantherophis Fitzinger, 1843

Type species: Coluber guttatus Linnaeus, 1766

References

* Utiger, Urs, Notker Helfenberger, Beat Sch├Ątti, Catherine Schmidt, Markus Ruf and Vincent Ziswiler 2002: Molecular systematics and phylogeny of Old World and New World ratsnakes, Elaphe Auct., and related genera (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 9 (2): 105-124.
* Pantherophis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 01 oct 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Rat snakes

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