Agkistrodon piscivorus


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Noun1.Agkistrodon piscivorus - venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United StatesAgkistrodon piscivorus - venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States
pit viper - New World vipers with hollow fangs and a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head
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The effect of reproductive condition on thermoregulation in female Agkistrodon piscivorus near the northwestern range limit.
Habitat selection of Agkistrodon piscivorus in Cheatham County, Tennessee.
Keywords: Snakes, snake den, hibernaculum, Illinois, cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorus
Sin embargo, en algunas especies de lagartijas (Phyllodactylus homolepidurus, Coleonyx variegatus, Cuellar 1966a) y serpientes (Thamnophis sirtalis, Hoffman & Winsatt 1972, Agkistrodon piscivorus, Siegel & Sever 2008) se ha observado que en el infundibulo tambien existe este STEAE.
Taxon ATV Non-ATV Control Total Class Amphibia Order Caudata Ambystoma opacum 1 0 0 1 Ambystoma texanum 10 13 7 30 Order Anura Rana utricularia 10 5 8 23 Class Reptilia Order Squamata Eumeces fasciatus 26 31 37 94 Eumeces laticeps 10 4 12 26 Scincella lateralis 42 32 42 116 Agkistrodon piscivorus 5 5 3 13 Agkistrodon contortrix 3 3 0 6 Pantherophis obsoleta 0 1 0 1 Farancia abacura 1 0 0 1 Lampropeltis getula 1 0 1 2 Nerodia erythrogaster 11 12 10 33 Nerodia fasciata 2 0 2 4 Nerodia rhombifer 0 2 0 2 Storeria dekayi 5 2 3 10 Thamnophis proximus 11 14 16 41 Total Individuals 138 124 141 403 Total Species 14 12 11 16
In order to more fully characterize winter body temperatures of reptiles and evaluate the possibilities of winter thermoregulation and hibernaculum selection, we studied over-wintering body temperatures of free-ranging Cottonmouth snakes, Agkistrodon piscivorus (Lacepede).
In the northern part of their geographic range, the Arkansas and Missouri Agkistrodon piscivorus show an elevated resting metabolic rate at low temperatures.