family Colubridae


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Noun1.family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
reptile family - a family of reptiles
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Carphophis, genus Carphophis - thunder snake
Diadophis, genus Diadophis - a genus of reptiles of the family Colubridae including ringneck snakes
genus Heterodon, Heterodon - a genus of small colubrid snakes containing the North American hognose snakes
genus Opheodrys, Opheodrys - North American green snakes
Chlorophis, genus Chlorophis - African green snakes
Elaphe, genus Elaphe - North American rat snakes
genus Ptyas, Ptyas - Asian rat snakes
genus Arizona, Arizona - glossy snake
genus Pituophis, Pituophis - bull snakes
genus Lampropeltis, Lampropeltis - king snakes and milk snakes
genus Thamnophis, Thamnophis - garter snakes
genus Sonora, Sonora - ground snakes
genus Potamophis, Potamophis - ground snakes
genus Haldea, Haldea - ground snakes
genus Natrix, Natrix - water snakes; a cosmopolitan genus
genus Nerodia, Nerodia - North American water snakes
genus Storeria, Storeria - a genus of Colubridae
genus Tantilla, Tantilla - black-headed snakes
genus Oxybelis, Oxybelis - vine snakes
Drymarchon, genus Drymarchon - a genus of Colubridae
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Maximum relative abundance was recorded for family Colubridae (63.53%: N = 331), and minimum for family Boidae (6.53%: N = 34).
The family Colubridae, considered as nonvenomous, holds approximately 104 species like Sibon longifrenis (subfamily Dipsadinae) and Oxybelis brevirostris (subfamily Colubrinae) [2, 3].
Perhaps because of similarity in pattern among several tribes of colubrids, scale microornamentation has been described for relatively few species of lampropeltine snakes (Family Colubridae: Subfamily Colubrinae: Tribe Lampropeltini), and regional variation has not been addressed.
Until recently, the genus Helicops was included in the orthodoxal concept of the family Colubridae, which comprised the nonmonophyletic assemblage of all colubroids, to the exception of the families Atractaspididae, Elapidae and Viperidae (e.g.
Snakes of the family Colubridae typically eat meals that are 15-30% of their body mass (Fitch, 1965).