Regina septemvittata (Say) – Queensnake
Regina septemvittata (Say) – Queensnake

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     Exact locality, based on literature record believed valid
     Approximate locality based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
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     Type locality
?      Questionable and/or problematic record

Taxonomy:  Regina septemvittata is a monotypic species (Crother et al. 2012). 

Distribution: In Tennessee, Queensnakes have been documented throughout the central and eastern parts of the state in scattered counties from Kentucky Lake (impounded lower Tennessee River) to the North Carolina state line.  Areas within this range that lack verified records include the southern Central Basin, eastern Highland Rim, and northern Cumberland Plateau. 

Museum Records by Counties: AndersonUSNM 226579.   BlountGSMNP 4025, 4027-4029, 10906, 10907; NLU 50223.  CannonINHS 10250.  CarterFLMNH 14924-14926; USNM 85516. CheathamAPSU 2992, 3542, 4371; USNM 85515.  ClayLSUMZ 34795.  CockeFLMNH 554; MCZ 170657.  CoffeeAPSU 17682.  CumberlandTTU 519; UTKVZC 103.  DavidsonAPSU 5979, 12613, 17498; FLMNH 21716, 21717; USNM 85512- 85514.  DicksonUMMZ 113396, 113397.  HardinAPSU 19598.  HickmanAUM 6207.  HoustonAPSU 2969, 6128.  HumphreysAPSU 3265; UMMZ 70723.  JacksonLSUMZ 34798.  KnoxUMMZ 3719; USNM 1388; UTKVZC 4179.  LawrenceLSUMZ 40068. 40100; UMMZ 96893, 96908-96910.  LewisAPSU 19338.  LincolnAPSU 19696.  MauryAPSU 19219.  McMinnFLMNH 10812, 10813, 14927.  MeigsFLMNH 115426.  MonroeFLMNH 10814- 10819, 10821; SIUC R-1841; UTKVZC 4173.  MontgomeryAPSU 2113, 2119, 2123, 2168, 2181, 2619, 2754-2757, 3043, 3142, 3148, 3666, 18033, 19670.  MooreAPSU 4209.   OvertonTTU uncataloged.   PerryUSNM 246909, 246910.  PickettLSUMZ 25162.  PolkAMNH R-116131-116138, FLMNH 10820; UMMZ 125284; USNM 246911, 246912; UTKVZC 6424.   RheaFLMNH 115425; MCZ 13084; UMMZ 81163.  RutherfordAPSU 5390; MTSU uncataloged.  ScottAPSU 6183.  SevierCMNH 59140.  StewartAPSU 4308, 18105.  SullivanAMNH R-7473, R-7528, R-7529; UMMZ 100478, 100920.  SumnerAPSU 4475.  TrousdaleAPSU 18890.  WayneINHS 12642.  WilliamsonAPSU 12972. 

Literature Sources by Counties: AndersonGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  BlountKing (1939), Huheey and Stupka (1967), Tilley and Huheey (2001), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  CannonGibbons and Dorcus (2004). CarterSpangler and Mount (1969), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  CheathamGibbons and Dorcus (2004), Smith (2009). ClayGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  CockeSpangler and Mount (1969), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  CoffeeNiemiller (2005).  CumberlandGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  DavidsonRhoads (1895), Weatherby (1974), Hopkins (1990), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  DicksonGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  FranklinMcCrady and Rodarmor (1967), Cameron and McCrady (1978), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  GilesGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  HardinBarton et al. (2015).  HawkinsAlsop (1975), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  HickmanGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  HoustonGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  HumphreysWilliamson (2001b), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  JacksonGentry (1941), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  KnoxYarrow (1882), Cope (1900), Taylor (1968), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  LawrenceLawson (1987), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  LewisFoster et al. (2013).  LincolnBradford and Butterfield (2016).  MarionWilson et al. (2012).  MauryWilliams and Foster (2012c).  McMinnSpangler and Mount (1969), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  MonroeAsh (1945), Spangler and Mount (1969), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  MontgomeryScott (1967), Scott and Snyder (1968), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  MooreGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  OvertonGentry (1941), Shoup et al. (1941), DeLotelle (1976), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  PerryGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  PickettGentry (1941), Shoup et al. (1941), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  PolkAsh (1945), Spangler and Mount (1969), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  RheaDunn (1920), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  RoaneJohnson (1964), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  RutherfordGibbons and Dorcus (2004), Spiess (2004), Niemiller et al. (2011).  SevierGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  StewartScott and Zirkle (1992), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004), Davenport (2005), Davenport and Scott (2009).  SullivanGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  SumnerGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  Trousdale—Glorioso and Pruett (2007).  UnicoiAttaway (2000), Gibbons and Dorcus (2004).  WashingtonAttaway (2000). WayneGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  WilliamsonGibbons and Dorcus (2004).  Wilson—Gerald (2006). 

Questionable and/or Erroneous Records: None. 

Conservation Status: None. 

Posted: 26 June 2009

Latest Revision: 14 November 2016


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