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Diadophis (ringneck snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Taxonomy
Diadophis was named by Baird and Girard (1853). It is extant.

It was assigned to Xenodontinae by Holman (1985); and to Colubridae by Cope (1875), Behler and King (1979) and Carroll (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Diadophis Baird and Girard
1875Diadophis Cope p. 37
1979Diadophis Behler and King
1985Diadophis Holman
1988Diadophis Carroll

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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(Linnaeus 1758)
infraorderAlethinophidia
Macrostomata
superfamilyBooideaGray 1825
Caenophidia
superfamilyColubroidea
familyColubridae
genusDiadophisBaird and Girard 1853

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