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Coluber Linnaeus 1758 (racer)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38129

Synonyms: Bascanion Baird and Girard 1853 (no. 345143), Nanus Bachmayer and Szyndlar 1985 (no. 56930)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Colubrinae according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

Sister taxa: Ameiseophis, Arizona, Coronella, Dakotaophis, Drymarchon, Drymobius, Elaphe, Ficimia, Floridaophis, Lampropeltis, Liochlorophis, Macroprotodon, Masticophis, Miocoluber, Nebraskophis, Opheodrys, Oxybelis, Paracoluber, Phyllorhynchus, Pituophis, Salvadora, Stilosoma, Telescopus, Texasophis, Zelceophis

Subtaxa: Coluber acuminatus, Coluber beggiatoi, Coluber cadurci, Coluber caspioides, Coluber constrictor, Coluber dolnicensis, Coluber etruriae, Coluber hungaricus, Coluber lafonti, Coluber merkurensis, Coluber ombonii, Coluber planicarinatus, Coluber robertmertensi, Coluber steinheimensis, Coluber suevicus, Coluber viridiflavus

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Type: Coluber constrictor

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore