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Title: Pituophis ruthveni (Louisiana pinesnake) Reproduction/breeding phenology

Author: Pierce, Josh B.; Rudolph, Craig; Melder, Christopher A.; Gregory, Beau B.;

Date: 2016

Source: Herpetological Review. 47(2): 315

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Determing the reproductive phenology of snakes is important since it marks a time period where snakes are particularly vulnerable to predation. In addition, knowledge of reproductive phenology may help captive breeding programs specify appropriate times to pair snakes for reproduction.

Keywords: Louisiana pine snake, reproductive phenology, captive breeding program

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Pierce, Josh B.; Rudolph, D. Craig; Melder, Christopher A.; Gregory, Beau B. 2016. Pituophis ruthveni (Louisiana pinesnake) Reproduction/breeding phenology. Herpetological Review. 47(2): 315.


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