Batesian Mimicry of Western Pygmy Rattlesnakes by Eastern Hog-nosed Snakes in the Sam Houston National Forest 1

Batesian Mimicry of Western Pygmy Rattlesnakes by Eastern Hog-nosed Snakes in the Sam Houston National Forest
— This article by Jerry Cates and Tom Sinclair, first published on 15 June 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:06(01). ————————– Recently, Tom was surveying a portion of the Sam Houston Nationaf Forest for additional specimens of the western pygmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius streckeri). He knew that serpent was common ...

Eastern Hog-nosed Snakes in Texas 2

Eastern Hog-nosed Snakes in Texas
—This article by Jerry Cates et al., first published in March 2007, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 08:03. —————————— The eastern hog-nosed snake (Heterodon platirhinos) is a medium sized snake that comes in a variety of colors and markings. It has a stout body, a broad head and thick neck. When ...

A Prairie Ring-necked Snake in Sweetwater, Texas 4

A Prairie Ring-necked Snake in Sweetwater, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Curtis R., first published in July 2008, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 09:07(10). —————————————– This small snake was captured and photographed by Curtis R. in Sweetwater Texas on July 28, 2008. He wrote: “Hi, Jerry—This morning my dogs were barking like crazy. My wife ...
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