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Southern Black Racer (Coluber constrictor priapus) Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

ccamargo515

Date

April 25, 2015 10:26 AM EDT

Description

Black Racer at the Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

drizdar

Date

April 12, 2015

Description

3 specimens

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

charlieelliott

Date

April 9, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Subadult found by Savannah and Thomas in afternoon (very warm and sunny) by Personnel Entrance of Visitor's Center.

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southern black racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

drizdar

Date

April 12, 2015

Description

1 specimen

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

April 5, 2015 12:15 PM EDT

Description

DOR young adult male on Hwy 90. GTS 1899. Retained for deposit at TNHC.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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bonriki

Date

April 3, 2015 10:23 AM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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matt_fedler

Date

March 17, 2015 03:37 PM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

sckraum

Date

March 19, 2015 01:04 PM EDT

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Date

May 11, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

lscknwrbiota

Date

January 19, 2015 12:28 PM EST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

April 9, 2010 08:41 AM CDT

Description

Large juvenile observed crossing a sand road. Imaged only. GTS 904. UTA DC 7321 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 28, 2010 11:06 AM CDT

Description

DOR on Hey 60 W of Bogalusa, LA. Imaged only. GTS 927. UTA DC 7430 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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Description from Wikipedia

Coluber constrictor priapus, commonly known as the southern black racer, is one of the more common subspecies of nonvenomous Coluber constrictor snakes in the Southeastern United States. The name priapus refers to the proximal spines of the hemipenes being much enlarged into basal hooks, which is characteristic of this subspecies. These snakes are quite active during the day, which increases the chance of sightings. They will eat almost any animal they can overpower, including, rodents, frogs,...

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