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.
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%).
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.