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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Patterns of variation in spring emergence by black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta).
An experimental test of the link between foraging, habitat selection and thermoregulation in black rat snakes Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta. Journal of Animal Ecology 70:1006-1013.