Diadophis


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Diadophis: ringneck snake
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Diadophis - a genus of reptiles of the family Colubridae including ringneck snakes
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
ringneck snake, ring-necked snake, ring snake - any of numerous small nonvenomous North American snakes with a yellow or orange ring around the neck
References in periodicals archive ?
Other colubrid snakes captured were the small "ground snakes" Diadophis punctatus, Carphophis amoenus, and Storeria dekayi.
Presence of the frog Rana, ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus, rough green snake Ophoedrys aestivus, gartersnake Thamnophis, and watersnake Nerodia suggests that, unlike today, more mesic or, perhaps, riparian habitat was within the vicinity of the cave.
Diadophis punctatus edwardsii (Merrem, 1820), Northern Ring-necked Snake (I, II, III, IV)
In descending order according to percent of snake records logged, these were Diadophis punctatus (29%), Coluber constrictor (18%), Lampropeltis getula (17%), and Virginia valeriae (16%).
Diadophis and Tantilla vertebrae are similar, but there are some subtle differences.
Manitou Notophthalmus viridescens X X X Plethodon cinereus X X X X X Ambystoma laterale X X X Ambystoma maculatum X X Bufo americanus X X X X X X Hyla versicolor X Pseudacris crucifer X X* X X X Rana catesbeiana X X Rana clamitans X X X X Rana sylvatica X X Rana pipiens X X Chelydra serpentina X X X Chrysemys picta X X X X Thamnophis sirtalis X X X X X Thamnophis sauritus X X Nerodia sipedon X X X X X Storeria dekayi X Storeria occipitomaculata X X X Diadophis punctatus X X X X Liochlorophis vernalis X Lampropeltis triangulum X X X X Species Islands S.
The number of species and individuals found under the cover objects was highest at cattle ponds with Diadophis punctatus being the most abundant.
Van Denburgh and Slevin (1923) proposed the name Diadophis punctatus anthonyi for the population on Isla Sur of Islas Todos Santos.