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Orthriophis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Serpentes
Subfamily  Colubrinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Family  Colubridae
Scientific name  Orthriophis
Higher classification  Colubrinae
Order  Scaled reptiles
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Lower classifications  Beauty rat snake, Red‑headed rat snake

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Orthriophis is a genus of Old World ratsnakes, containing four species of ratsnakes which were formerly assigned to the genus Elaphe. Based on DNA evidence Utiger et al. elected to create the genus Orthriophis in 2002.

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Orthriophis Orthriophis t helfenbergeri Helfenberger39s Beauty Snake

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Etymology

Orthriophis Beauty Snake Orthriophis taeniurus mocquardi

The generic name, Orthriophis, derives from the Greek orthros (ορθρος) for dawn and ophis (οφις) for snake, referring to the snakes' high level of activity in the early morning.

Species

The following four species are recognized as being valid:

Orthriophis Orthriophis taeniurus friesei Taiwan Beauty Snake
  • Orthriophis cantoris (Boulenger, 1894) – Cantor's ratsnake
  • Orthriophis hodgsoni (Günther, 1860) – Hodgson's ratsnake
  • Orthriophis moellendorffi (Boettger, 1886) – 100 flower ratsnake, Möllendorff's ratsnake
    (the specific name is sometimes spelled "moellendorfi ")
  • Orthriophis taeniurus (Cope, 1861) - beauty snake

  • Orthriophis CalPhotos Orthriophis taeniurus ridleyi Ridley39s Cave Racer

    Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Orthriophis.

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    References

    Orthriophis Wikipedia


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