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New World Coluber Bibliography

Auffenberg, W. 1949. The racer, Coluber c. stejnegerianus (Cope) in Texas. Herpetologica 5(4): 53-58.

Auffenberg, W. 1955. A reconsideration of the racer, Coluber constrictor, in Eastern United States. Tulane University: New Orleans, LA.

Auffenberg, W. 1955. The status of the fossil snake Coluber acuminatus. Copeia 1955(1): 65-67.

Auffenberg, W., and L.H. Babbitt. 1953. A new subspecies of Coluber constrictor from Florida. Copeia 1953(1): 44-45.

Bell, L.N. 1952. A new subspecies of the racer Coluber constrictor. Herpetologica 8(2): 21.

Blanchard, F.N. 1930. The white-spotted phase of the racer (Coluber constrictor flaviventris (Say)) in Louisiana. Copeia. 1930 (3):85-86.

Brown, W.S. 1973. Ecology of the racer, Coluber constrictor mormon (Serpentes, Colubridae) in a cold temperate desert in northern Utah. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of Utah.

Brown, W.S., and W.S. Parker. 1976. Movement ecology of Coluber constrictor near communal hibernacula. Copeia 1976(2): 225-242.

Brown, W.S., and W.S. Parker. 1984. Growth, reproduction, and demography of the racer, Coluber constrictor mormon, in northern Utah, p. 13-40. In: Vertebrate ecology and systematics: a tribute to Henry S. Fitch. R.A. Seigel, L.E. Hunt, J.L. Knight, L. Malaret, and N.L. Zuschlag (eds.). Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Special Publication No. 10.

Burger, J. 1990. Effects of incubation temperature on behavior of young black racers (Coluber constrictor) and kingsnakes (Lampropeltis getulus). Journal of Herpetology 24(2): 158-163.

Cale, W.G., Jr., and J. W. Gibbons. 1972. Relationships between body size, size of the fat bodies, and total lipid content in the canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) and the black racer (Coluber constrictor). Herpetologica 28(1): 51-53.

Callard, I.P., & J. H. Leathem. 1967. Some aspects of oviduct biochemistry in the snakes Natrix sipedon pictiventris, Coluber c. constrictor and Elaphe q. quadrivittata. Proc. Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences 40: 59-62.

Chiszar, D., and H.M. Smith. 1993. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor flaviventris. Herpetological Review 24(4): 155.

Chiszar, D., J.D. Drew, and H.M. Smith. 1992. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor flaviventris. Herpetological Review 23(3): 90.

Clark, D.R., Jr., and G.L. Callison. 1967. Vertebral and scute anomalies in a racer, Coluber constrictor. Copeia 1967(4): 862-864.

Cliburn, J.W. 1975. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor latrunculus. Herpetological Review 6(2): 45.

Cochran, P.A. 1983. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor. Herpetological Review 14(4): 123.

Cohen, E. 1948. Emergence of Coluber c. constrictor from hibernation. Copeia 1948: 137-138.

Conant, R. 1942. Notes on the young of three recently described snakes, with comments upon their relationships. Bull. Chicago Acad. Sci. 6(10): 193-200.

Conant, R. 1951. The reptiles of Ohio. 2nd ed. University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame, IN.

Cook, D.G., and F.J. Aldridge. 1984. Life history note: Coluber constrictor priapus (Southern Black Racer) - Behavior. Herpetological Review 15(2): 49.

Corn, P.S. and R.B. Bury. 1986. Morphological variation and zoogeography of racers (Coluber constrictor) in the central rocky mountains. Herpetologica. 42 (2):258-264.

Dalrymple, G.H., et al. 1991. Seasonal activity of the snakes of Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA. Copeia 1991(2): 294-302.

Dexter, R.W. F.W. Putnam's original description (1862) of a double-headed, bisexual black racer (Coluber constrictor Linn. ) - a historical record. Herpetological Review 7(4): 158-159.

Dodd, C.K., Jr., and R. Franz. 1995. Seasonal abundance and habitat use of selected snakes trapped in xeric and mesic communities of north-central Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History. 38(1-9): 43-67.

Dowling, H.G. 1959. The spotted racer, Coluber constrictor anthicus Cope, in Arkansas. Southwestern Naturalist 4(1): 40.

Dunn, E.R. 1933. Notes on Coluber oaxaca and Masticophis mentovarius. Copeia 1933(4): 214.

Dunn, E.R., and G.C. Wood. 1939. Notes on eastern snakes of the genus Coluber. Notulae Naturae no. 5: 1-4.

Engeman, R.M., T.A. Scripps, T.G. Bonzer. 1984. Coluber constrictor mormon (Western Yellow-belly Racer): Behavior. Herpetological Review 15(4): 112.

Etheridge, R.E. 1952. The southern range of the racer Coluber constrictor stejnegerianus (Cope), with remarks on the Guatemalan species Coluber ortenburgeri Stuart. Copeia 1952(3): 189-190.

Fitch, H.S. 1963. Natural history of the racer, Coluber constrictor. University of Kansas, Publications of the Museum of Natural History 15(8): 351-468.

Fitch, H.S., Brown, W.S., and W.S. Parker. 1981. Coluber mormon, a species distinct from C. constrictor. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 84: 196-203.

Foley, G.W. 1971. Perennial communal nesting in the black racer (Coluber constrictor). Herpetological Review 3(2): 41.

Gillingham, J.C. 1976. Early egg deposition by the southern black racer, Coluber constrictor priapus. Herpetological Review 7: 115.

Glidewell, J. 1974. Records of the snake Coluber constrictor (Reptilia: Colubridae) from New Mexico and the Chihuahuan Desert of Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 19: 215-217.

Greene, H.W. 1984. Taxonomic status of the western racer, Coluber constrictor mormon. Journal of Herpetology 18(2): 210-211.

Grogan, W.L., and L. C. Pack, Jr. 1973. Notes on reproduction in Lampropeltis triangulum and Coluber constrictor in Utah. Great Basin Naturalist 33(3): 202

Guillette, L.J., Jr., and W.P. Sullivan. 1983. Life history note: Coluber constrictor flaviventris (Eastern Yellowbelly Racer) - Reproduction. Herpetological Review 14(1): 19.

Hammerson, G.A. 1987. Thermal behavior of the snake Coluber constrictor in west-central California. Journal of Thermal Biology 12: 195-197.

Hammerson, G.A., et al. 1991. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor. Herpetological Review 22(2): 67.

Hayes, M. 1985. Life history note: Coluber constrictor priapus (Southern Black Racer) - Food. Herpetological Review 16(3): 78.

Herrington, R.E. 1974. Notes on a brood of Coluber constrictor helvigularis Auffenberg. Herpetological Review 5(2): 38-39.

Hobert, J., et al. 1996. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor flaviventris. Herpetological Review 27(1): 33.

Holman, J.A. and L.P. Fay. 1998. Racers (Coluber constrictor) from a Quaternary fissure near Rockton, Illinois Ð An ancient hibernaculum? Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society. 33 (1):9-10.

Holt, E.G. 1919. Coluber swallowing a stone. Copeia (76): 99-100.

Hoppe, D. 1993. A seed-swallowing racer (Coluber constrictor spermophilus?). Newsletter of the Minnesota Herpetological Society. 13 (3):23.

Hudson, R., and G. Carl. 1983. Life history note: Coluber constrictor flaviventris (Eastern Yellowbelly Racer) - Food. Herpetological Review 14(1): 19.

Inger, R.F., and P.L. Clark. 1943. Partition of the genus Coluber. Copeia 1943(3): 141-145.

Iverson, J.B., H. Higgins, A.G. Sirulnik, and C.A. Young. 1995. Coluber constrictor flaviventris (Eastern Yellow-bellied Racer): Nesting. Herpetological Review 26(3): 147-148.

Jackson, J.F. 1971. Intraspecific predation in Coluber constrictor. Journal of Herpetology 5: 196.

Jayne, B.C., and J.D. Davis. 1991. Kinematics and performance capacity for the concertina locomotion of a snake, Coluber constrictor. Journal of Experimental Biology 156: 539-556.

Klimstra, W.D. 1959. Food of the racer, Coluber constrictor in southern Illinois. Copeia 1959: 201-204.

LaDuc, T.J., and C.R. Harrison. 1997. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor flaviventris. Herpetological Review 28(3): 159.

Lahav, S., and R. Dmi'El. 1996. Skin resistance to water loss in colubrid snake: ecological and taxonomical correlations. Ecoscience 3(2): 135-139.

Lillywhite, H.B. 1984. Trailing movements and sexual behavior in Coluber constrictor. Journal of Herpetology 19: 306-308.

Lynch, J.D. 1978. Death-feigning in the eastern yellow-bellied racer. Blue Jay 36: 92-93.

Meshaka, W.E., Jr. 1995. Two species of snakes prey on Cuban treefrogs in southern Florida. Florida Field Naturalist 23(4): 97-98.

Minton, S., Jr. 1949. An ectopic egg in Coluber. Herpetologica 5: 96.

Minton, S., Jr. 1976. Serological relationships among some congeneric North American and Eurasian colubrid snakes. Copeia 1976(4): 672-678.

Muliak, S., and D. Muliak. 1942. A neglected species of Coluber. Copeia 1942(1): 13-15.

Munro, D.F. 1948. Comparative sizes of two female blue racers and their eggs. Herpetologica 4: 199-200.

Munro, D.F. 1949. Eating habits of young Coluber constrictor flaviventris. Herpetologica 5: 72-73.

Munro, D.F. 1949. Excreta of a blue racer with reference to diet. Herpetologica 5: 74.

Munro, D.F. 1950. Incubation and hatching of eggs of Coluber c. flaviventris. Herpetologica 6: 122-124.

Munro, D.F. 1950. Juvenile pattern in a mature Coluber c. flaviventris. Herpetologica 6: 124.

Ortenburger, A.I. 1923. A note on the genera Coluber and Masticophis, and a description of a new species of Masticophis. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (139): 1-14.

Ortenburger, A.I. 1928. The whip snakes and racers. University of Michigan Studies, Memoirs of the University of Michigan Museum. Vol. 1.

Owens, V. 1949. An overwintering colony of Coluber c. constrictor (Say) and Elaphe o. obsoleta (Say). Herpetologica 5: 90.

Packard, M.J., et al. 1984. Calcium metabolism in embryos of the oviparous snake Coluber constrictor. Journal of Experimental Biology 110: 99-112.

Petzing, J.E., and C.A. Phillips. Geographic Distribution: Coluber constrictor (Racer). Herpetological Review 29(3): 175.

Plummer, M.V., and J.D. Congdon. 1992. Life history note: Coluber constrictor (Black Racer) - Predation. Herpetological Review 23(3): 80-81.

Plummer, M.V., and J.D. Congdon. 1994. Radiotelemetric study of activity and movement of racers (Coluber constrictor) associated with a Carolina Bay in South Carolina. Copeia 1994(1): 20-26.

Plummer, M.V., and J.D. Congdon. 1996. Rates of metabolism and water flux in free-ranging racers, Coluber constrictor. Copeia 1996(1): 8-14.

Porchuk, B.D., and R.J. Brooks. 1995. Coluber constrictor (Blue Racer), Elaphe vulpina (Eastern Fox Snake) and Chelydra serpentina (Snapping Turtle): Reproduction. Herpetological Review 26(3): 148.

Pregill, G.K. 1976. Morphology of the neck region in Coluber constrictor (Serpentes: Colubridae). Abstract. Herpetological Review 7(2): 98.

Pregill, Gregory K. 1977. Axial myology of the racer, Coluber constrictor, with emphasis on the neck region. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 18(11): 185-126.

Printiss, D.J. 1994. Coluber constrictor priapus (Southern Black Racer): Prey. Herpetological Review 25(2): 70.

Resetar, A. 1981. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor foxi. Herpetological Review 12(3): 84.

Rosen, P.C. 1989. Life history note: Coluber constrictor paludicola (Everglades Racer) - Foraging. Herpetological Review 20(3): 71.

Rosen, P.C. 1991. Comparative ecology and life history of the racer Coluber constrictor in Michigan. Copeia 1991(4): 897-909.

Roth, J.J., and D. Chiszar. 1992. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor mormon. Herpetological Review 23(3): 90-91.

Schätti, B. 1986. Morphological evidence for a partition of the genus Coluber (Reptilia: Serpentes). pp. 235-238. In Z. Rocek (eds.) Studies in Herpetology. Prague.

Schatti, B. 1987. The phylogenetic significance of morphological characters in the holarctic racers of the genus Coluber Linnaeus, 1758 (Reptilia, Serpentes). Amphib. Reptil. 8: 401-418.

Schroder, R.C. 1950. Hibernation of blue racers and bull snakes in western Illinois. Natural History Misc. 75: 1-2.

Seidel, M.E., and L.D. Wilson. 1979. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor. Herpetological Review 10(2): 60.

Sexton, O.J., & S.R. Hunt. 1980. Temperature relationships and movements of snakes (Elaphe obsoleta, Coluber constrictor) in a cave hibernaculum. Herpetologica 36(1): 20-26.

Shannon, F.A. 1950. Coluber constrictor mormon - a snake record for Arizona. Herpetologica 6: 59.

Smith, H. M. 1971. Distribution of the racer Coluber constrictor in Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 5(3-4): 212-214.

Smith, H.M., C.E. Bock, and J.H. Bock. 1993. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor flaviventris. Herpetological Review 24(4): 155.

Smith, L.L., R. Franz, and C.K. Dodd Jr. 1993. Additions to the herpetofauna of Egmont Key, Hillsborough County, Florida. Florida Scientist 56(4): 231-234.

Somers, P.H., et al. 1995. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor mormon. Herpetological Review 26(3): 156.

Sperger, R.H., et al. 1995. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor flaviventris. Herpetological Review 26(1): 46.

Stinner, J.N. 1987. Cardiovascular and metabolic responses to temperature in Coluber constrictor. American Journal of Physiology 253: 222-227.

Stinner, J.N., M.R. Grguric, and S.L. Beaty. 1996. Ventilatory and blood acid-base adjustments to a decrease in body temperature from 30 to 10 degree C in black racer snakes, Coluber constrictor. Journal of Experimental Biology 199(4): 815-823.

Stuart, J.N. 1992. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor. Herpetological Review 23(3): 90.

Stuart, L.C. 1930. An extension of the range of Coluber constrictor mormon (Baird and Girard). Copeia 1930(2): 44.

Stuart, L.C. 1934. Studies on neotropical Colubrinae. IV. An apparently new species of Coluber from Guatemala. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 284: 1-4.

Swain, T.A., and H.M. Smith. 1978. Communal nesting in Coluber constrictor in Colorado (Reptilia: Serpentes). Herpetologica 34: 175-177.

Tuck, R.G., Jr., and J.D. Hardy, Jr. 1970. An amphidichotomous northern black racer, Coluber c. constrictor, from Maryland and a resume of recent records of axial bifurcation in snakes. Bulletin of the Maryland Herp. Society 6(3): 37-48.

Tucker, J.K. 1997. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor foxii. Herpetological Review 28(4): 210.

Tucker, J.K, and G.L. Paukstis. 1995. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor foxii. Herpetological Review 26(1): 46.

Van de Velde, R.L., J. Martan, and P.L. Risley. 1962. Eggs and hatchlings of the snake Coluber constrictor mormon from Oregon. Copeia 1962(1): 212-213.

Vance, T. 1981. Geographic distribution: Coluber constrictor priapus. Herpetological Review 12(1): 13-14.

Ward, G.L. 1954. Notes on the hatching of the black racer Coluber constrictor. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences. 63 278-279.

Wilson, L.D. 1966. The range of the Rio Grande racer in Mexico and the status of Coluber oaxaca (Jan). Herpetologica 22(1): 42-47.

Wilson, L.D. 1970. The racer Coluber constrictor (Serpentes: Colubridae) in Louisiana and eastern Texas. Texas Journal of Science 22(1): 67-85.

Wilson, L.D. 1978. Coluber constrictor. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles: 218.1-218.4. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.

Wozniak, E.J. and S.R. Telford, Jr. 1991. The fate of hepatozoon species naturally infecting Florida black racers and watersnakes in potential mosquito and soft tick vectors, and histological evidence of pathogenicity in unnatural host species. International Journal of Parasitology 21(5):511-516.