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Virginia striatula (LINNAEUS, 1766)

IUCN Red List - Virginia striatula - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaNatricidae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Rough Earth Snake
G: Rauhe Erdschlange 
SynonymColuber striatulus LINNAEUS 1766: 275
Natrix striatulus — MERREM 1820: 118
Haldea striatula – BAIRD & GIRARD 1853: 122
Virginia inornata GARMAN 1884: 97 (fide BLANCHARD 1924)
Virginia striatula — GARMAN 1884: 97
Amphiardis inornatus — COPE 1888: 391
Virginia inornata — GARMAN 1888
Haldea striatula — BOULENGER 1893
Amphardis striatula — COPE 1895: 206 (nom. emend.)
Conocephalus striatulus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 140
Conocephalus striatulus — JAN 1865
Falconeria bengalensis THEOBALD 1868: 37 (fide BAUER & DAS 1999)
Haldea striatula — BOULENGER 1893: 291
Potamophis striatulus — BLANCHARD 1924
Potamophis striatulus — ALLEN 1932
Potamophis striatulus — BURT 1935
Virginia striatula — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 174
Virginia striatula — CROTHER 2000
Virginia striatula — CROTHER et al. 2012
Haldea striatula — MCVAY & CARSTENS 2013 
DistributionUSA (Texas, E Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas, S Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, N Florida, South Carolina, E North Carolina, SE Virginia, SW Tennessee)

Type locality: Carolina  
TypesSyntype: MCZ R-178775 
CommentReproduction: lecithotrophic, viviparous. 
References
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