Regina (genus)

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Regina septemvittataPCCA20060513-3674B.jpg
Queen snake, Regina septemvittata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Natricinae
Genus: Regina
Baird & Girard, 1853

Regina is a genus of semiaquatic colubrid snakes known as crayfish snakes, named after their primary choice of diet. The genus consists of four species which are found predominantly in the southern and eastern United States.