Tropidoclonion


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Noun1.Tropidoclonion - lined snakesTropidoclonion - lined snakes        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
lined snake, Tropidoclonion lineatum - secretive snake of city dumps and parks as well as prairies and open woods; feeds on earthworms; of central United States
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New species documented on the preserve were the Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus), Eastern Racer (Coluber constrictor), Smooth Green Snake (Liochlorophis vernalis), Redbelly Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata), and Lined Snake (Tropidoclonion lineatum).
-- Differentiation of the small natricine genera Storeria, Tropidoclonion, and Virginia presents some problems as members of all three genera have low, long neural spines; short, posteriorly directed hypapophyses; relatively wide zygosphenes; and similarly shaped neural arches.
Species that were associated primarily with grasslands were: Gastrophryne olivacea, Pseudacris triseriata, Ophisaurus attenuatus, Lampropeltis triangulum, Pituophis cantenifer, Tantilla gracilis and Tropidoclonion lineatum.