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Regina rigida (glossy crayfish snake)Author(s): David A. Steen; James A. Stiles; Sierra H. Stiles; Craig Guyer; Josh B. Pierce; D. Craig Rudolph; Lora L. Smith
Source: Herpetological Review 42(1):102
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionThe overland movements and upland habitat use of wetland-associated reptiles has important conservation implications (Semlitsch and Bodie 2003. Conserv. BioI. 17:1219-1228). However, for many species, particularly snakes, we lack a basic understanding of spatial ecology and habitat use. Regina rigida is a poorly known species for which "observations of any kind would be of considerable value in understanding its biology" (Gibbons and Dorcas 2004. North American Watersnakes: A Natural History. Univ. Oklahoma Press, Norman. 438 pp.). Regina rigida is a highly aquatic species and although sporadic reports exist of the snake found in habitats considered uplands, specific reports regarding distance to the nearest body of water are lacking.
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CitationSteen, David A.; Stiles, James A.; Stiles, Sierra H.; Guyer, Craig; Pierce, Josh B.; Rudolph, D. Craig; Smith, Lora L. 2011. Regina rigida (glossy crayfish snake). Terrestrial movement . Herpetological Review 42(1):102.
Keywordsglossy crayfish snake, Regina rigida, terrestrial movement
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