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Noun1.Phyllorhynchus - leaf-nosed snakes
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
leaf-nosed snake - any of various pale blotched snakes with a blunt snout of southwestern North America
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Chemosensory identification of snake predators (Phyllorhynchus decurtatus) by banded geckos (Coleonyx variegatus).
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.
The colubrine snakes include nocturnal snakes, among them the leaf-nosed snakes (Phyllorhynchus brownii, P.
This type of cycle has been previously reported for other North American fossorial desert snakes: Chilomeniscus cinctus, Phyllorhynchus browni, P.
Species present in the Rincon Mountains, but that were not observed during our study, include snakes that rarely occur on the surface (e.g., Chilomeniscus cinctus, Leptotyphlops humilis, Tantilla hobartsmithi), species associated with bottoms of valleys (e.g., Gambelia wislizenii, Terrapene ornata, Phyllorhynchus browni), and species with specialized habitat requirements (e.g., Hemidactylus turcicus).