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Coluber constrictor (black racer)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Taxonomy
Coluber constrictor was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant. Its type specimen is NHR (form. MDG) Lin-456 (1380mm female (extant specimen)). It is the type species of Coluber.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Coluber constrictor Linnaeus
1955Coluber constrictor Brattstrom p. 151
1985Coluber constrictor Holman

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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
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
Serpentes()
infraorderAlethinophidia
Macrostomata
superfamilyBooideaGray 1825
Caenophidia
superfamilyColubroidea
familyColubridae
Proteroglypha(Duméril)
subfamilyColubrinae
genusColuber
speciesconstrictorLinnaeus 1758

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