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Coluber flagellum
Coluber flagellum
Red Racer
Photographer: Glenn and Martha Vargas
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 1073 3283 3181 0108 (2002-02-25)

Copyright © 2002 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Oct 1954
  • latitude 33.64071   longitude -116.14110   max error distance 733 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Thermal (Riverside County, California, US)
  • notes   young, 12 inches
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 65375
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Red Racer, Coachwhip, Coachwhip (ITIS ) Red Racer (photographer)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Sam Bacchini    Jun 14, 2002

    Action: changed name from "Coluber sp." to "Masticophis flagellum "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Species misidentified, banding on neck that is visible in picture is characteristic of Masticophis flagellum.

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