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Noun1.Masticophis - whip snakesMasticophis - whip snakes        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
whip snake, whipsnake, whip-snake - any of several small fast-moving snakes with long whiplike tails
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Other reptile species in the study area include Gambelia wislizenii, Coleonyx brevis, Phrynosoma cornutum, Apsidoscelis marmorata, Uta stansburiana, Masticophis flagellum, Rhynochelius lecontei, Pituophis catenifer, Thamnophis marcianus, and Crotalus scutulatus.
Masticophis flagellum Often six feet or longer and very fast.
Other reptile species that appear to be isolated as relict populations in the high ranges of the northeastern Mojave Desert (Stebbins 1995) include the ring-necked snake (Diadophis punctatus), western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis), striped whipsnake (Masticophis taeniatus), Smith's black-headed snake (Tantilla hobartsmithi), Gilbert's skink (Eumeces gilberti), and Panamint alligator lizard (Elgaria panamintina).
Common Name Scientific Name Atlantic salt marsh Nerodia clarkii taeniata snake Concho water Nerodia paucimaculata snake Copperbelly water Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta snake Eastern indigo Drymarchon corais couperi snake Giant garter snake Thamnophis gigas Lake Erie Nerodia sipedon insularum water snake New Mexico Crotalus willardi obscurus ridge-nose rattlesnake San Francisco Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia garter snake Whipsnake Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus (striped racer), Alameda Common Name Range[dagger] Status[double dagger] Atlantic salt marsh FL (coastal areas of T snake Volusin, Brevard and Indian River counties) Concho water TX (Concho and Colorado T snake river basins of the Rolling Plains) Copperbelly water IL, IN, MI, OH, KY T snake (IN north of 40[degrees] N.
Plants; Final Determination of Critical Habitat for the Alameda Whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus), 65 Fed.
Critical Habitat for the Alameda Whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus) A proposal to designate critical habitat for this threatened, non-venomous snake was published March 8.
Alameda Whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis) On October 3, the Service designated seven areas in California's Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, and San Joaquin counties as critical habitat for the threatened Alameda whipsnake.
Effects of weather and feeding on body temperature and activity in the snake Masticophis flagellum.
decurttus) that live in sandy deserts and are also burrowers, as well as diurnal snakes such as the swift-moving Masticophis flagellum, a coachwhip snake, or Arizona elegans, the shiny snake.
These species were Bufo quercicus (oak toad), Bufo terrestris (southern toad), Gastrophryne carolinensis (narrow-mouth toad), Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise), Anolis carolinensis (green anole), Cnemidophorus sexlineatus (six-lined racerunner), Eumeces egregius (mole skink), Eumeces inexpectatus (southeastern five-lined skink), Neoseps reynoldsi (sand skink), Sceloporus woodi (Florida scrub lizard), Cemophora coccinea (Florida scarlet snake), Coluber constrictor (southern black racer), Masticophis flagellum (eastern coachwhip), Tantilla relicta (crowned snake), Aphelocoma coerulescens (Florida Scrub Jay), Cryptotis parva (least shrew), Peromyscus polionotus (oldfield mouse), and Podomys fioridanus (Florida mouse).
Bioenergetic correlates of foraging mode for the snakes Crotalus cerastes and Masticophis flagellum.