Lampropeltis getulus Linnaeus 1766 (kingsnake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Alternative combinations: Coluber getulus, Lampropeltis getula

Belongs to Lampropeltis according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

See also Holman 1959 and Parmley and Hunter 2010

Sister taxa: Lampropeltis calligaster, Lampropeltis intermedius, Lampropeltis similis, Lampropeltis triangulum


• Quaternary of United States (18: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (6: Kansas, Nebraska, Washington)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Arizona, Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida, Nebraska)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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