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Noun1.Tantilla - black-headed snakes
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
black-headed snake - small secretive ground-living snake; found from central United States to Argentina
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Predation of the snake Tantilla melanocephala (Squamata: Colubridae) by the spider Latrodectus geometrkus (Araneae: Theridiidae) in Central Brazil.
Although the holotype of Coryphodon oaxaca Jan (MNHN-RA 7378) cannot be precisely assigned to one of the originally undetermined taxa, there can be no doubt that this and another type specimen (MNHN-RA 3740, Conophis lineatus) must have been received between 1842 and 1845 because both snakes present in Ghiesbreght's next (1854) delivery (Tantilla deppii, Thamnophis melanogaster, see Nota 10) are not considered in the 'Erpetologie generale' issues (vol.
Drift fence survey, Hemidactylium scutatum, Tantilla coronata, Virginia
Amino acid sequences encoded by the Hox, ParaHox, EHG, and NK genes of 15 bivalve molluscs were retrieved: Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793), Crassostrea virginica (Grnelin, 1791), Ensis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758), Mimachlamys varia (Linnaeus, 1758), Mytilus galloprovincialis (Lamarck, 1819), Ostrea edulis (Linnaeus, 1758), Patinopecten yessoensis (Jay, 1857), Pecten maximus (Linnaeus, 1758), Pinctada fucata (Gould, 1850), Placopecten magellanicus (Grnelin, 1791), Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams & Reeve, 1850), Solen marginatus (Pulteney, 1799), Transennella tantilla (Gould.
A quantitative assessment of spermatozoan morphology in Nutricola confusa and Nutricola tantilla (Bivalvia: Veneridae).
Six species are central: yellow mud turtle (Kinosternon flavescens), ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata), Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum), Texas spiny lizard (Sceloperus olivaceus), flat-headed snake (Tantilla gracilis) and Louisiana pine snake (Pituophis ruthveni).
Snakes such as Tantilla melanocephala (Linnaeus, 1758), Ninia atrata (Hallowell, 1845), Leptodeira annulata (Linnaeus, 1758), Atractus torquatus (Dumeril, Bibron et Dumeril, 1854), and other unidentified colubrids, have been found in B.
(54) Wilson, 68; Berschin, 198 ("ut ego tantilla ex lutea materia confecta").
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).
maculosus), Eastern Slender Glass Lizard (Ophisaurus attenuatus longicaudus), Southeastern Five-lined Skink (Eumeces inexpectatus), Broad-headed Skink (Eumeces laticeps), Eastern Six-lined Racerunner (Aspidoscelis sexlineata sexlineata), Northern Scarlet Snake (Cemophora coccinea copei), Red Cornsnake (Elaphe guttata), Milksnake (Lampropeltis triangulum), Southeastern Crowned Snake (Tantilla coronata), Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos), Eastern River Cooter (Pseudemys c.