family Colubridae

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Synonyms for family Colubridae

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The Louisiana pine snake (Pituophis ruthveni), first described by Stull (1929), is a large-bodied constrictor of the family Colubridae and until recently was considered one of 15 subspecies of Pituophis melanoleucus (see Sweet & Parker 1990; Collins 1991; Crother et al.
2006, 2007) who estimated for the first time pentastomids infecting snakes of the family Colubridae Liophis lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758), Philodryas nattereri Steindachner, 1870, and Elapidae Micrurus ibiboboca (Merrem, 1820), inhabiting the ecosystems of the semi-arid region of Ceara state, northeastern Brazil.
Texasophis (Squamata:Colubridae), an extinct,archaic colubrid snake genus, is important in that Texasophis galbreathi from the early Oligocene (Orellan) of eastern Colorado represents one of the first appearances of the huge family Colubridae in North America (Holman l984a).
laticeps (Schneider), broad- C, S headed skink Scincella lateralis (Say), ground skink S Family Colubridae (common snakes) Carphophis amoenus (Say), worm snake S Cemophora coccinea (Blumenbach), scarlet S snake Coluber constrictor Linnaeus, black racer I Clonophis kirtlandii (Kennicott), N, C, SE Kirtland's snake Diadophis punctatus (Linnaeus), S northern ringneck snake Elaphe obsoleta (Say), black rat snake I E.