Elegant racer

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Elegant racer
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Genus: Platyceps
Species: P. elegantissimus
Binomial name
Platyceps elegantissimus
(Günther, 1878)

Platyceps elegantissimus is a species of snake of the family Colubridae. It is commonly known as the elegant racer.

Geographic range[edit]

The snake is found in the Middle East.


  1. ^ "Platyceps elegantissimus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2016.