Taxon profile


Aesculapean Snake
Zamenis longissimus (Laurenti, 1768)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Colubridae - colubrids »  genus Zamenis

Scientific synonyms

Coluber aesculapi Lacepepde, 1789
Coluber aesculapii Lacepepde, 1789
Coluber longissima (Laurenti, 1768)
Coluber longissimus (Laurenti, 1768)
Elaphe longissima (Laurenti, 1768)
Elaphis aesculapii (Lacepepde, 1789)
Natrix longissima Laurenti, 1768
Zamenis longissima (Laurenti, 1768)

Least Concern


juvenile animal


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Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Zamenis longissimus longissimus (Laurenti, 1768)

Zamenis longissimus longissimus

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214740]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Elaphe longissima (Laurenti, 1768)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [157266]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Zamenis longissimus (Laurenti, 1768)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Reptiles [] [as Zamenis longissima (Laurenti, 1768)]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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