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Related to Lampropeltis: Lampropeltis triangulum, Pantherophis
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Noun1.Lampropeltis - king snakes and milk snakesLampropeltis - king snakes and milk snakes    
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
king snake, kingsnake - any of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals
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In the case of the systematically problematical Oaxacan Milk Snake (Lampropeltis Fitzinger, 1843), we follow recent local contributions (e.g., Mata-Silva et al., 2015; Schatti & Stutz, 2016) and refer the species in question to L.
Snail-eater Snake Testudinae Turtle Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima Painted Wood Turtle Lampropeltis triangulum Costa Rican Milk Snake Leptodeira septentrionalis Northern Cat-eyed Snake Micrurus sp.
The snake species that depredated the most nests were milk snake (Lampropeltis triangulum) (60% of all snake depredations) and western fox snake (Elaphe vulpina) (33%); both of which are associated with grasslands.
Phylogeography of the California mountain kingsnake, Lampropeltis zonata (Colubridae).
Habitat use and activity of prairie kingsnakes (Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster) in Illinois.--J.
Milksnake (Lampropeltis triangulum) Milksnakes were seen regularly in the larger Stemler Karst Natural Area.
Price and Kelly (1989) described microornamentation in four species of lampropeltines: Red Ratsnakes (Pantherophis guttatus), Moellendorffs Ratsnake (Orthriophis moellendorffi), Prairie Kingsnakes (Lampropeltis calligaster), and Milksnakes (Lampro peltis triangulum).
You have captured something fascinating: a juvenile milk-snake (Lampropeltis triangulum) trying to consume what appears to be an adult Northern brown or DeKay's snake (Storeria dekayi).