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Related to Coluber: Coluber constrictor, Eastern racer
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Noun1.Coluber - racersColuber - racers          
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
racer - slender fast-moving North American snakes
Coluber hippocrepis, horseshoe whipsnake - slender fast-moving Eurasian snake
References in classic literature ?
You are right, I shall find -- Coluber there, at the most.
Prey movement and predatory behavior of juvenile western yellow-bellied racers, Coluber constrictor mormon.
All of the large colubrids captured during this investigation (Elaphe obsoleta and Coluber constrictor) were taken in funnel or snake traps, as they seem to be capable of escaping from pitfall traps.
Relictual populations of the toad, Bufo valliceps, and the reptiles, Eumeces tetragrammus, Scincella laterale, Coluber constrictor, Nerodia erythrogaster, and Nerodia rhombifera, also are known to inhabit the basin (McCoy and Minckley, 1969).
In this report, and on the basis of precedent only, I follow Dowling and Price (1988), who proposed the new genus Bogertophis for inclusion of the two species Coluber subocularis Brown, 1901, and C.
The genera Coluber and Masticophis cannot be separated based upon vertebral characters (Holman, 1969, 1979; Parmley, 1986a).
Notes on Coluber calligaster of Say, and a description of new species of serpents in the collection of the North Western University of Evanston, Ill.
These vertebrae are clearly assignable to Coluber or Masticophis based on their elongated shape; long, relatively thin neural spines; and well developed, uniformly thin hemal keels.
Species Dogtown Friendship Liberty Grove Total Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma 9 4 1 14 Lampropeltis getulus holbrooki 3 0 1 4 Ophisaurus attenuatus attenuatus 3 0 0 3 Coluber constrictor flaviventris 2 4 7 13 Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster 1 3 1 5 Heterodon platyrhinos 1 1 1 3 Elaphe obsoleta lindheimeri 1 0 4 5 Thamnophis proximus proximus 1 0 1 2 Masticophis flagellum flagellum 1 0 0 1 Thamnophis sirtalis annectans 0 6 2 8 Nerodia erythrogaster transversa 0 1 0 1 Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix 0 0 1 1 Total Individuals 22 19 19 60 Total Species 9 6 9 12 Table 2.
Elkins & Nickol (1983) described natural infections in the following reptile hosts: Agkistrodon piscivorus, Coluber constrictor, (subspecies was not specified, C.