Definition of Lampropeltis triangulum
1. Noun. Nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot; southeastern ones have red stripes like coral snakes.
Generic synonyms: King Snake, Kingsnake
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Literary usage of Lampropeltis triangulum
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1. A Revision of the King Snakes: Genus Lampropeltisby Frank Nelson Blanchard by Frank Nelson Blanchard (1921)
"Map showing locality records for Lampropeltis triangulum nelsoni 156 48. ... Diagram showing interrelationships between Lampropeltis triangulum annulata, ..."
2. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"RANGE: Eastern North America from Massachusetts to Iowa, south to Virginia and in the mountains further south. Lampropeltis triangulum ..."
3. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"... is next to the black in the harmless snakes and not in the poisonous species. 165. Lampropeltis triangulum gentilis (Baird & Girard) WESTERN KING SNAKE ..."
4. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"Body very slender; eye large, scales in 17 or 19 rows; ventral plates 170 to 190. Length 4 to 5 feet. 8. HOUSE SNAKE Lampropeltis triangulum ..."