Coluber


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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
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"You are right, I shall find -- Coluber there, at the most."
Indian cobra (Naja naja) (8.83%; N = 46), Glossy-bellied racer (Coluber ventromaculatus) (7.87%; N = 41) and Common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) (7.49%; N = 39) were higher in prevalence.
Our interest in Boniface Augustin Lucien, called Auguste, Ghiesbreght (1812-1893) arose from amphibians and reptiles reputedly collected in Oaxaca, and in particular the disputed origin of the holotype of Coryphodon oaxaca Jan, 1863, a Racer (Coluber constrictor oaxaca) described from "Mexique" but obtained in the eponymous state according to contemporary French herpetologists (e.g., Dumeril et al., 1854a, see Table 1).
occidentalis, two species of racers in the genus Coluber, and the long-nosed snake (Rhinocheilus lecontei), we excised a small tissue sample (<5.0 mm of the tail tip) and stored the tissue in 95% ethanol for ongoing or planned DNA studies on these taxa.
The c[eth]Aluber nummifer, malpolon monsesulanus and coluber jugularis were also displayed with the latter not only being harmless, according to Angeli, but helps reduce rodents as it can eat 30 rats in a month.
North American Racer (Coluber constrictor) --One adult North American Racer was observed in the wooded sinkhole on 20 April 2004, and the species was occasionally seen in the surrounding area.
Often confused in the East with the black racer snake (Coluber constrictor*), black ratsnakes are capable hunters and highly efficient at catching rodents.
That leaves, as possibilities, the following snake species: red-bellied (Storeria occipitomaculata), DeKay's (Storeria dekayi), eastern ribbon (Thamnophis sauritus), western ribbon (77 proximus), garter (Thamnophis sirtalis), black rat (Elaphe obsolete), rough green (Opheodrys aestivus), racer (Coluber constrictor), ringneck (Diadophis punctatus), common king (Lampropeltis getula), milk, (L.
22 11.06 0.28 Plethodon 9 4.52 0.11 glutinosus Eurycea 1 0.50 0.01 bislineata Notophthalmus 5 2.51 0.06 uiridescens Reptilia Anolis 75 59.52 0.94 caroiinensis Sceloporus 8 6.35 0.10 undulatus Eumeces laticeps 3 2.38 0.04 Eumeces 6 4.76 0.08 inexpectatus Eumeces 8 6.35 0.10 fasciatus Scincella 5 3.97 0.06 lateralis Coluber 9 7.14 0.11 constrictor Elapbe obsolete 2 1.59 0.03 Carphophis 2 1.59 0.03 amoenus Diadophis 1 0.79 0.01 punctatus Storeria dekayi 2 1.59 0.03 Agkistrodon 3 2.38 0.04 contortrix Pseudemys 1 0.79 0.01 concinna Terrapene 1 0.79 0.01 Carolina Mammalia Blarina 14 45.16 0.18 carolinensis Sorex 1 3.23 0.01 longirostris Microtus 1 3.23 0.01 pinetorum Peromyscus sp.
New species documented on the preserve were the Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus), Eastern Racer (Coluber constrictor), Smooth Green Snake (Liochlorophis vernalis), Redbelly Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata), and Lined Snake (Tropidoclonion lineatum).
Nagarjun Sagar racer, Coluber bholanathi Sharma, 1976 has remained a poorly-known snake since its original description (Whitaker 1978, Daniel 2002, Das 2002, Whitaker and Captain 2008).