Evolutionary relations of southwestern ringneck snakes (Diadophis punctatus).

Date

1974

Authors

Gehlbach, F.R.

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Abstract

Phylogenetic relationships of the various subspecies of ringneck snakes are discussed with especial reference to Texas and western populations. Ringneck snakes in the Galveston Bay area are hybrids between Diadohis punctatus arnyi and D.p. stictogenys.

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p. 140-148.

Keywords

vertebrate zoology; herpetology; population characteristics; population structure; southern ringneck snake; Diadophus punctatus arnyi; Diadophus punctatus stictogenys

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