Masticophis flagellum


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Related to Masticophis flagellum: Pituophis melanoleucus, coachwhip snake, Pituophis catenifer
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Noun1.Masticophis flagellum - a whipsnake of southern United States and MexicoMasticophis flagellum - a whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico; tail resembles a braided whip
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.
coarctatus include Chironius carinatus, Coluber constrictor, Drymarchon corais, Elaphe obsoleta, Lampropeltis getulus, Masticophis flagellum, Mastigodryas bifossatus, Nerodia cylopion, N.
Abstract.--Six species of colubrid snakes from California were examined for helminths: Arizona elegans, Chionactis occipitalis, Masticophis flagellum, Masticophis lateralis, Phyllorhynchus decurtatus and Rhinocheilus lecontei.
Reproductive tissue was examined from 145 sexually mature Masticophis flagellum museum specimens from Arizona.
The most expanded use of habitats was by the coachwhip Masticophis flagellum. The coachwhip, like Puerto Rican boas (Wunderle et al., 2004), is a species with strong arboreal tendencies (Tennant et al., 1998).
Species Dogtown Friendship Liberty Grove Total Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma 9 4 1 14 Lampropeltis getulus holbrooki 3 0 1 4 Ophisaurus attenuatus attenuatus 3 0 0 3 Coluber constrictor flaviventris 2 4 7 13 Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster 1 3 1 5 Heterodon platyrhinos 1 1 1 3 Elaphe obsoleta lindheimeri 1 0 4 5 Thamnophis proximus proximus 1 0 1 2 Masticophis flagellum flagellum 1 0 0 1 Thamnophis sirtalis annectans 0 6 2 8 Nerodia erythrogaster transversa 0 1 0 1 Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix 0 0 1 1 Total Individuals 22 19 19 60 Total Species 9 6 9 12 Table 2.