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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
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: Dipsadidae
Subfamilia: Dipsadinae
Genus: Rhadinaea
Species (22): R. bogertorum – R. calligaster – R. cuneata – R. decorata – R. flavilata – R. forbesi – R. fulvivittis – R. gaigeae – R. hesperia – R. laureata – R. macdougalli – R. marcellae – R. montana – R. myersi – R. nuchalis – R. omiltemana – R. pulveriventris – R. quinquelineata – R. sargenti – R. stadelmani – R. taeniata – R. vermiculaticeps
Name

Rhadinaea Cope, 1863: 100

Type species: Taeniophis vermiculaticeps Cope, 1861, by original designation.

References
Primary references

Cope, E.D. 1863. Descriptions of new American Squamata, in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 15: 100–106. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

García-Vázquez, U.O., Pavón-Vázquez, C.J., Blancas-Hernández, J.C., Blancas-Calva, E. & Centenero-Alcalá, E. 2018. A new rare species of the Rhadinaea decorata group from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Mexico (Squamata, Colubridae). ZooKeys 780: 137–154. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.780.25593 Reference page.
Mata-Silva, V., Rocha, A., Ramírez-Bautista, A., Berriozabal-Islas, C. & Wilson, L.D. 2019. A new species of forest snake of the genus Rhadinaea from Tropical Montane Rainforest in the Sierra Madre del Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico (Squamata, Dipsadidae). ZooKeys 813: 55–65. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.813.29617 Reference page.
Palacios-Aguilar, R. & García-Vázquez, U.O. 2020. A partial molecular phylogeny of Rhadinaea and related genera (Squamata, Dipsadidae) with comments on the generic assignment of Rhadinaea eduardoi. ZooKeys 943: 145–155. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.943.50738 Open access Reference page.

Links

Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2021. Rhadinaea . The Reptile Database. Accessed on 8 October 2018.

Vernacular names
English: Graceful Brown Snakes
Rhadinaea is a genus of snakes of the family Colubridae.[1]
Species

The following 21 species are recognized as being valid.[1]

Rhadinaea bogertorum C. Myers, 1974
Rhadinaea calligaster (Cope, 1876)
Rhadinaea cuneata C. Myers, 1974
Rhadinaea decorata (Günther, 1858)
Rhadinaea flavilata (Cope, 1871)
Rhadinaea forbesi H.M. Smith, 1942
Rhadinaea fulvivittis Cope, 1875
Rhadinaea gaigeae Bailey, 1937
Rhadinaea hesperia Bailey, 1940
Rhadinaea laureata (Günther, 1868)
Rhadinaea macdougalli H.M. Smith & Langebartel, 1949
Rhadinaea marcellae Taylor, 1949
Rhadinaea montana H.M. Smith, 1944
Rhadinaea myersi Rossman, 1965
Rhadinaea nuchalis Gárcia-Vázquez, Pavón-Vázquez, Blancas-Hernández, Blancas-Calva & Centenero-Alcalá, 2018
Rhadinaea omiltemana (Günther, 1894)
Rhadinaea pulveriventris Boulenger, 1896
Rhadinaea quinquelineata Cope, 1886
Rhadinaea sargenti Dunn & Bailey, 1939
Rhadinaea taeniata (W. Peters, 1863)
Rhadinaea vermiculaticeps (Cope, 1860)

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Rhadinaea.
References

Genus Rhadinaea at The Reptile Database.

Further reading

Cope ED (1863). "Descriptions of new American SQUAMATA, in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington". Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 15: 100–106. (Rhadinæa, new genus, p. 101).

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