Pituophis ruthveni (Louisiana pinesnake) Reproduction/breeding phenology

  • Authors: Pierce, Josh B.; Rudolph, Craig; Melder, Christopher A.; Gregory, Beau B.
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Herpetological Review. 47(2): 315


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.

  • Citation: 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.
  • Keywords: Louisiana pine snake, reproductive phenology, captive breeding program
  • Posted Date: August 4, 2016
  • Modified Date: November 22, 2016
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