genus Lampropeltis


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Noun1.genus Lampropeltis - king snakes and milk snakesgenus Lampropeltis - king snakes and milk snakes    
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
king snake, kingsnake - any of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals
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Systematic of the mexicana species group of the colubrid genus Lampropeltis, with a hypothesis of mimicry.
In Mexico, the genus Lampropeltis is comprised of 11 species (Bryson et al., 2005; Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, 2009) grouped into two complexes, the triangulum complex and the mexicana complex.
Three new snakes of the genus Lampropeltis. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 81:1-10.