Chilomeniscus


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Noun1.Chilomeniscus - sand snakes
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
sand snake - small North American burrowing snake
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Species present in the Rincon Mountains, but that were not observed during our study, include snakes that rarely occur on the surface (e.g., Chilomeniscus cinctus, Leptotyphlops humilis, Tantilla hobartsmithi), species associated with bottoms of valleys (e.g., Gambelia wislizenii, Terrapene ornata, Phyllorhynchus browni), and species with specialized habitat requirements (e.g., Hemidactylus turcicus).
New records of insular distribution of four reptiles from northwestern Mexico are provided: Anniella pulchra (Todos Santos Norte island), Phyllodactylus homolepidurus, (Farallon de San Ignacio island), Bipes biporus (Magdalena island) and Chilomeniscus stramineus (Santa Margarita island).