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Lampropeltis calligaster Harlan 1827 (prairie kingsnake)

Amniota - Serpentes - Colubridae

Alternative combination: Coluber calligaster

Belongs to Lampropeltis according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

Sister taxa: Lampropeltis getulus, Lampropeltis intermedius, Lampropeltis similis, Lampropeltis triangulum

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore