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Spilotes

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Taxonomy
Spilotes was named by Wagler. It is extant.

It was assigned to Colubridae by Cope (1875).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Spilotes Cope p. 39

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
Serpentes()
infraorderAlethinophidia
Macrostomata
superfamilyBooideaGray 1825
Caenophidia
superfamilyColubroidea
familyColubridae
genusSpilotesWagler

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Grouping: solitarysuperf
Environment: terrestrialsuperf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: carnivoref
Created: 2005-09-05 19:47:49
Modified: 2005-09-05 21:47:49
Source: f = family, superf = superfamily, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Greene 1997, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Behler and King 1979
Collections
No collection or age range data are available