Elaphe obsoleta


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Synonyms for Elaphe obsoleta

large harmless shiny black North American snake

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Habitat selection in an Ontario population of the snake, Elaphe obsoleta.
2) illustrated under the name Elaphis alleghaniensis (Holbrook, 1836) not only an Elaphe obsoleta (Say, 1823), of which Holbrook's name is a junior synonym, but also E.
One-way Single- double- Species funnel funnel Amphibians Acris crepitans 0 1 Bufo valliceps 5 4 Gastrophryne olivaceus 0 5 Rana catesbeiana 4 5 Rana sphenocephala 0 2 Scaphiopus holbrookii 0 1 Scaphiopus hurteri 2 0 Total 11 18 Reptiles Agkistrodon contortrix 4 0 Coluber constrictor 1 4 Elaphe obsoleta 1 2 Nerodia rhombifer 0 3 Thamnophis proximus 1 11 Cnemidophorus 3 0 sexlineatus Sceloporus olivaceus 1 2 Sceloporus undulatus 2 12 Scincella lateralis 0 5 Total 13 39 Mammals Sigmodon hispidus 8 19 Total herpetofauna 24 57 Total vertebrates 32 76
97 Snakes Storeria dekayi 06 03 -- -- 09 Storeria occipitomaculata -- 01 -- 01 02 Virginia striatula -- -- -- 02 02 Lampropeltis calligaster -- 02 -- -- 02 Lampropeltis getula 15 08 20 06 49 Lampropeltis triangulum -- 02 08 05 15 Coluber constrictor 18 14 20 14 66 Opheodrys aestivus -- 01 -- 01 02 Elaphe obsoleta 09 18 13 06 46 Heterodon platirhinos -- -- 01 -- 01 Thamnophis proximus 38 57 27 23 145 Farancia abacura 04 02 01 -- 07 Nerodia cyclopion 10 01 01 -- 12 Nerodia erythrogaster 26 14 09 01 50 Nerodia fasciata 57 18 15 -- 90 Nerodia rhombifer 05 01 03 -- 09 Regina rigida 03 -- -- -- 03 Agkistrodon contortrix 29 44 25 19 117 Agkistrodon piscivorus 31 18 02 02 53 No.
Species Dogtown Friendship Liberty Grove Total Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma 9 4 1 14 Lampropeltis getulus holbrooki 3 0 1 4 Ophisaurus attenuatus attenuatus 3 0 0 3 Coluber constrictor flaviventris 2 4 7 13 Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster 1 3 1 5 Heterodon platyrhinos 1 1 1 3 Elaphe obsoleta lindheimeri 1 0 4 5 Thamnophis proximus proximus 1 0 1 2 Masticophis flagellum flagellum 1 0 0 1 Thamnophis sirtalis annectans 0 6 2 8 Nerodia erythrogaster transversa 0 1 0 1 Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix 0 0 1 1 Total Individuals 22 19 19 60 Total Species 9 6 9 12 Table 2.
Elaphe obsoleta is presently widespread in the eastern two-thirds of the state while the study area is near the western range limit (Dixon 1987).
Reptilian species were: Thamnophis sirtalis, Nerodia sipedon, Apalone spinifera, Elaphe obsoleta.
Our results were similar to those found in studies involving Elaphe obsoleta and Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, both specialist predators, which showed a decrease in foraging efficiency associated with an increase in habitat complexity.
First, a gigantic black snake, Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta, appears before R.
coarctatus include Chironius carinatus, Coluber constrictor, Drymarchon corais, Elaphe obsoleta, Lampropeltis getulus, Masticophis flagellum, Mastigodryas bifossatus, Nerodia cylopion, N.