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colubrid

(kŏl′ə-brĭd, kŏl′yə-)
n.
Any of numerous, widely distributed, chiefly nonvenomous snakes of the family Colubridae, which includes the king snakes, garter snakes, and water snakes.

col′u·brid adj.
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Regardless, the similarity of microornamentation in the lampropeltines in general and in Pantherophis specifically stands in stark contrast to the variation in microornamentation reported among congenerics and closely related genera from other colubrid tribes, or within other families of snakes (e.
Most Liophis snakes are known for their ingest preference for frogs; however, they are characterized among xenodontine colubrids for being generalist species (Vitt 1983).
Of additional concern, is the lack of certain species groups, most notably large colubrid snakes and lizard species, which have been documented on neighboring properties in Travis County.
the extinct rubber boa species Charina prebottae, and the extinct colubrid genus and species Texasophis fossilis.
Relative mass of eggs for Pituophis is similar to that of other oviparous colubrids calculated from data compiled by Dunham et al.
This parasite has previously been reported in two viperids and several colubrid snakes from various North American localities, including Texas (Table 1).
Seasonal testicular histology of the colubrid snakes, Masticophis taeniatus and Pituophis melanoleucus.
This report provides important information regarding minimum body size at maturation in a Colubrid that typically reaches 137 cm as an adult with hatchlings ranging from 15.
Parmley D and Holman JA: Nebraskophis Holman from the Late Eocene of Georgia (USA), the oldest known North American colubrid snake.
Six species of colubrid snakes from California were examined for helminths: Arizona elegans, Chionactis occipitalis, Masticophis flagellum, Masticophis lateralis, Phyllorhynchus decurtatus and Rhinocheilus lecontei.
chlorophaea different from the more typical bimodal (high number of observations in spring and autumn) recorded for larger-bodied, temperate species of colubrid snakes (Oliver, 1955), such as racers (Coluber constrictor), hognose snakes (Heterodon), and ratsnakes (Pantherophis).