Elaphe obsoleta

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Noun1.Elaphe obsoleta - large harmless shiny black North American snakeElaphe obsoleta - large harmless shiny black North American snake
rat snake - any of various nonvenomous rodent-eating snakes of North America and Asia
Elaphe, genus Elaphe - North American rat snakes
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An experimental test of the link between foraging, habitat selection and thermoregulation in black rat snakes Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta.
caerulescens PRNA042 Squamata/testudines Crotophytus collaris, Elaphe obsoleta, Trachemys scripta elegans PRNA043 Amphibia Rana clamitans PRNA045 Ruminantia Odocoileus virginianus, Cervus elephus, Bos taurus, Sus scrofa domestica PRNA018 Leporidae Sylvilagus floridanus, Sus scrofa domestica PRNA047 Leporidae/carnivora S.
Elaphe obsoleta lindheimerii (Baird and Girard, 1853) (Texas Rat Snake).
Elaphe guttata (Linnaeus) or Elaphe obsoleta (James)
Dowling (1951a) reported that the name Scotophis laetus of Baird and Girard (1853), erroneously applied by subsequent workers to the Great Plains Rat Snake, actually is a junior synonym of Coluber obsoletus Say (1823), now Elaphe obsoleta, and revived the next earliest name, Scotophis emoryi Baird and Girard (1853) for the species formerly known as E.
Trionyx spiniferus 1 Squamata Scincella lateralis 6 1 Sceloporus undulatus 2 Sceloporus olivaceus 1 1 Hemidactylus turcicus 4 Elaphe obsoleta * Leptotyphlops dulcis 3 Nerodia erythrogaster 4 Tantilla gracilis 3 Thamnophis marcianus 2 Virginia striatula 4 Total 56 4 5 135 8 % 10.
laticeps (Schneider), broad- C, S headed skink Scincella lateralis (Say), ground skink S Family Colubridae (common snakes) Carphophis amoenus (Say), worm snake S Cemophora coccinea (Blumenbach), scarlet S snake Coluber constrictor Linnaeus, black racer I Clonophis kirtlandii (Kennicott), N, C, SE Kirtland's snake Diadophis punctatus (Linnaeus), S northern ringneck snake Elaphe obsoleta (Say), black rat snake I E.
Species of Confirmation Date Mass of Prey Sex of Predator of Predation (g) Prey Bubo virginianus 16 June 1996 134 Male (great horned owl) Lampropeltis getula 6 June 1996 108 Male (common kingsnake) Crotalus horridus 19 August 1996 140 Female (timber rattlesnake) Elaphe obsoleta 26 September 1996 169 Male (rat snake) Crotalus horridus 8 October 1996 118 Male (timber rattlesnake)