colubrine


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colubrine

(kŏl′ə-brīn′, kŏl′yə-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a snake.
2. Colubrid.
3. Of or relating to a colubrid snake of the subfamily Colubrinae, including the king snakes and rat snakes.
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annulatus differs from biting reported on other colubrines (neck-biting in Elaphe quadrivittata Noble 1937; Elaphe vulpina Gillingham 1974 and Lampropeltis getula Lewke 1979).
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