coachwhip snake

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Related to Masticophis flagellum: Pituophis melanoleucus, coachwhip snake, Pituophis catenifer

coachwhip snake:

see racerracer,
name for several related swift, slender snakes, especially those of the genus Coluber. All of the racers are nonpoisonous, nonconstricting, day-active snakes. The black racer, C.
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The purpose of this study was to examine 6 species of colubrid snakes from California for helminths: the glossy snake, Arizona elegans; western shovelnose snake, Chionactis occipitalis; coachwhip, Masticophis flagellum; striped racer, Masticophis lateralis; spotted leafnose snake, Phyllorhynchus decurtatus; and longnose snake, Rhinocheilus lecontei.
Algo que es de llamar la atencion, es que las especies que se consideran bajo alguna categoria de riesgo en la NOM-059-ECOL-2001, como Lithobates berlandieri (Pr), Boa constrictor y Masticophis flagellum (A), y en particular L.
The coachwhip, Masticophis flagellum ranges through the southern half of the United States from coast to coast, south to the tip of Baja California and Queretaro, Mexico from below sea level to around 2350 m (Stebbins 1985).
Other nest-raiding snakes observed in the area included coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum), red-sided garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis infernalis), and gopher snake (Pituorihis catenifer).
Masticophis flagellum, Masticophis taeniatus, and Coluber constrictor currently occur sympatrically within the reservoir area (Dixon 1987).
Even so, four species (Arizona elegans, Masticophis flagellum, Thamnophis marcianos, Salvadora grahamiae) were encountered only on burned sites, whereas no species of snake was encountered solely on unburned plots.
Masticophis flagellum flagellum (Shaw, 1802) (Eastern Coachwhip).
The species Coluber constrictor and Masticophis flagellum are common prairie snakes in the Texas Panhandle (Dixon, 1987).