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Elaphe vulpina (fox snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

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

It was recombined as Elaphe vulpina by Holman (1974) and Holman (1985).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Scotophis vulpinus Baird and Girard
1974Elaphe vulpina Holman p. 344
1985Elaphe vulpina 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
genusElapheWagler 1833
speciesvulpina(Baird 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