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Taxonomy of the genus Cemophora Biodiversity of the family Colubridae

Bibliography of the genus
Cemophora (North American Scarlet Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.


Cemophora in general

Chen, X.; Lemmon, A.R.; Lemmon, E.M.; Pyron, R.A.; Burbrink, F.T. 2017. Using phylogenomics to understand the link between biogeographic origins and regional diversification in ratsnakes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 111: 206-218.

Weinell, J.L.; Austin, C.C. 2017. Refugia and speciation in North American Scarlet Snakes (Cemophora). Journal of Herpetology 51(1): 161171.

Cemophora coccinea

Anonymous. 1976. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Scarlet Snake). USA: Oklahoma: Payne Co. Herpetological Review 7(3): 124.

Apel, J.; Irwin, K.J. 2002. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea (Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 33(4): 323.

Arndt, R.G. 1985. Distributional notes on some Delaware snakes, with two first records for the state. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 21(2): 67-73.

Auffenberg, W. 1948. Airplane introduces Cemophora coccinea to Texas. Herpetologica 4(6): 212.

Ball, R.L. 1975. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei. USA: Oklahoma: Johnstone Co. Herpetological Review 6(2): 45.

Ball, R.L. 1979. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarlet Snake). USA: Oklahoma: Cleveland Co. Herpetological Review 10(4): 118.

Bartolotti, G.L.; Enge, K.M. 2014. Natural history notes: Cemophora coccinea coccinea (Florida Scarletsnake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 45(1): 141.

Belford, T.J.; Price, M.K. 2009. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 40(4): 455.

Bennett, E. 1953. An Illinois record of the scarlet snake. Herpetologica 9: 164.

Brandner, R. 1969. Wilderness island in megalopolis. The Pine Barrens. Animal Kingdom 71: 2-7.

Brandner, R.L. 1971. An additional specimen of the scarlet snake, Cemophora coccinea, from the New Jersey pine barrens. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 7(2): 38.

Brandner, R.L. 1981. Life history notes: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarlet Snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 12(3): 79.

Braswell, A.L.; Palmer, W.M. 1984. Life history notes: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarlet Snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 15(2): 49.

Brisbin, I.L.; Bagshaw, C. 1993. Survival, weight changes, and shedding frequencies of captive scarlet snakes, Cemophora coccinea maintained on an artificial diet. Herpetological Review 24(1): 27-29.

Broadley, D.G. 1979. Predation on reptile eggs by African snakes of the genus Prosymna. Herpetologica 35(4): 338-341.

Byrd, W.W.; Hanebrink, E.L. 1976. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Scarlet Snake). USA: Arkansas: Izard Co. Herpetological Review 7(3): 123.

Byrd, W.W.; Hanebrink, E.L. 1978. Status of the scarlet snake, Cemophora coccinea copei Jan in Arkansas and Missouri. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 13(2): 44-45.

Cochran, P.A. 2003. Natural history notes: Cemophora coccinea (Scarlet Snake). Seasonal activity. Herpetological Review 34(2): 148.

Collins, J.T. 1964. Additional records of the scarlet snake, Cemophora coccinea (Blumenbach) in Kentucky. Journal Ohio Herpetological Society 4: 106.

Connior, M.B.; Roberts, K.; Guenther, I. 2010. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea (Scarletsnake). USA: Arkansas. Herpetological Review 41(3): 379.

Cooper, J.E. 1950. The scarlet snake (Cemophora coccinea) in Maryland. Maryland Naturalist 20(4): 67-69.

DeGregorio, B.A.; Nordberg, E.J.; Stepanoff, K.E.; Hill, J.E. 2010. Patterns of snake road mortality on an isolated barrier island. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 5(3): 441-448.

Dickson, J.D. 1948. Observations on the feeding habits of the scarlet snake. Copeia 1948(3): 216-217.

Dowling, H.G. 1956. Geographic relations of Ozarkian amphibians and reptiles. Southwestern Naturalist 1(4): 174-189.

Fowler, J.A. 1945. Notes on Cemophora coccinea (Blumenbach) in Maryland and the District of Columbia vicinity. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 58: 89-90.

Freeman, H.W. 1955. Part V. The amphibia and reptilia of the Savannah river project area. 2. Chelonia. 3. Crocodilia, Sauria and Serpentes. U.S. Cur. Publ. Biol. 1(4): 239-244, 275-291.

Fuller, T.C.; Barbour, R.W. 1962. The distribution of Cemophora coccinea (Blumenbach) in Kentucky. Copeia 1962: 637-638.

Goin, C.J.; Goin, O.B. 1953. Temporal variations in a small community of amphibians and reptiles. Ecology 34(2): 406-408.

Grant, R. 1973. On the care of Cemophora. Bulletin Philadelphia Herpetological Society 20: 31.

Grobman, A.B. 1978. An alternative solution to the coral snake mimic problem (Reptilia, Serpentes, Elapidae). Journal of Herpetology 12(1): 1-11.

Grogan, W.L. 1985. New distribution records for Maryland reptiles and amphibians. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 21(2): 74-75.

Grogan, W.L. 1994. New herpetological distribution records from Maryland's eastern shore. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 30(1): 27-32.

Grogan, W.L.; Close, M.T. 2008. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarlet Snake). Herpetological Review 39(3): 370.

Hammerson, G.A. 2007. Cemophora coccinea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T63740A12712279. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2007.RLTS.T63740A12712279.en.

Hermann, D.W. 1983. Life history notes: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarlet Snake). Coloration and reproduction. Herpetological Review 14(4): 119.

Holt, B.D. 2015. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea (Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 46(3): 384-385.

Johnson, T.R.; Watkins, L.C. 1979. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarlet Snake). USA: Missouri: Camden Co. Herpetological Review 10(2): 60.

Kauffeld, C.F. 1935. The scarlet snake, Cemophora coccinea, in southern New Jersey. Copeia 1935(4): 191.

Kauffeld, C.F. 1944. Additional records of the scarlet snake [Cemophora coccinea] in New Jersey. Copeia 1944: 62-63.

Kauffeld, C.F.; Trapido, H. 1944. Additional records of the scarlet snake in New Jersey. Copeia 44(1): 62-63.

Lewis, T.W; Dixon, J.R. 1976. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei. USA: Texas: Sabine Co. Herpetological Review 7(4): 178.

Littleford, R.A. 1955. Another record for Cemophora coccinea (Blumenback) in Maryland. Herpetologica 11: 104.

Mara, W.P. 1995. Observations on scarlet snakes, Cemophora coccinea. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 43(7): 128, 130, 132, 134-137.

Marcou, Z.J. 2018. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 49(1): 74-75.

Mays, J.D.; Enge, K.M.; Godwin, C.D. 2015. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 46(2): 218.

Mays, J.D.; Enge, K.M.; Godwin, C.D. 2015. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 46(3): 385.

McAllister, C.T. 2014. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 45(4): 663.

McAllister, C.T.; Robison, H.W. 2012. New geographic distribution records for amphibians and reptiles from Arkansas, USA. Herpetological Review 43(2): 316-317.

McAllister, C.T.; Robison, H.W.; Kremers, J. 2009. Additional geographic distribution records of amphibians and reptiles in Arkansas, USA. Herpetological Review 40(2): 245.

Messenger, K. 2011. Natural history notes: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarletsnake). Diet. Herpetological Review 42(2): 284.

Miller, B.T.; Miller, J.L. 2003. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea (Scarletsnake). USA: Tennessee. Herpetological Review 34(3): 263.

Minton, S.A.; Bechtel, H.B. 1958. Another Indiana record of Cemophora coccinea and a note on egg-eating. Copeia 1958: 47.

Mittleman, M.B. 1952. Another interpretation of Coluber doliatus Linnaeus. Herpetologica 8: 22-25.

Neill, W.T. 1950. Ontogenetic changes in the coloration of the snake Cemophora coccinea. Copeia 1950(1): 62.

Neill, W.T. 1951. Notes on the natural history of certain North American snakes. Publ. Res. Div. Ross Allen Rept. Inst. 1(5): Unpaginated.

Nelson, D.H.; Gibbons, J.W. 1972. Ecology, abundance, and seasonal activity of the scarlet snake Cemophora coccinea. Copeia 1972(3): 582-584.

Newman, D.J.; Lee, J.R. 2013. Natural history notes: Lampropeltis nigra (Black Kingsnake). Diet. Herpetological Review 44(3): 523.

Niekerson, M.A. 1967. The scarlet snake, Cemophora coccinea, in Missouri. Herpetologica 23: 74.

Oguni, J.T. 2009. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea (Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 40(4): 455.

O'Neill, T.; Enge, K.M. 2018. Natural history notes: Cemophora coccinea coccinea (Florida Scarletsnake). Arboreal behavior. Herpetological Review 49(2): 335-336.

Palmer, W.M 1970. Notes on the natural history of the scarlet snake Cemophora coccinea copei Jan in North Carolina. Herpetologica 26: 300-302.

Raun, G.G. 1974. The scarlet snake (Cemophora coccinea) in Texas. Journal of Herpetology 8(2): 186-187.

Seifert, W. 1980. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei. Herpetological Review 11(4): 116.

Smith, H.M. 1952. Commentary on the identity of Coluber doliatus. Herpetologica 8: 26-27.

Snyder, R.C. 1945. Notes on a captive scarlet snake. Copeia 1945: 54.

Stejneger, L.H. 1905. A snake new to the district of Columbia. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 18: 73-74.

Stevenson, D.J.; Crook, C.W. 2018. Natural history notes: Cemophora coccinea (Scarletsnake). Predation. Herpetological Review 49(3): 543-544.

Stuart, J.N.; Dodd, C.K. 1985. Life history notes: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarlet Snake). Coloration. Herpetological Review 16(3): 78.

Sutton, K.B. 1979. Unusual concentration of scarlet snakes (Cemophora coccinea) in Village Creek State Park, Arkansas. Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings 33: 92.

Todd, B.D.; Andrews, K.M. 2008. Response of a reptile guild to forest harvesting. Conservation Biology 22(3): 753-761.

Trauth, S.E. 1982. Life history notes: Cemophora coccinea (Scarlet Snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 13(4): 126.

Trauth, S.E. 1988. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea copei (Northern Scarlet Snake). Herpetological Review 19(1): 20.

Trauth, S.E. 1993. Enlarged posterior maxillary teeth in the scarlet snake, Cemophora coccinea (Serpentes: Colubridae), using scanning electron microscopy. Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings 47: 157-160.

Welker, M.E.; Arnold, M. 2008. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea (Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 39(1): 111.

Williams, K.L. 1985. Cemophora. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 374: 1-4.

Williams, K.L.; Wilson, L.D. 1967. A review of the colubrid snake genus Cemophora Cope. Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany 13: 103-123.

Wilson, V. 1951. Some notes on a captive scarlet snake. Herpetologica 7: 172.

Woolcott, W.S. 1959. Notes on the eggs and young of the scarlet snake, Cemophora coccinea Blumenbach. Copeia 1959: 283.

Cemophora lineri

Jackson, J.; Forstner, M.R.J.; Duran, C.M. 2005. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea lineri (Texas Scarletsnake). Herpetological Review 36(4): 469.

Landry, L.A. 1973. Geographic distribution: Cemophora coccinea lineri. HISS News Journal 1(3): 98.

Williams, K.L.; Brown, B.C.; Wilson, L.D. 1966. A new subspecies of the colubrid snake Cenophora coccinea (Blumenbach) from southern Texas. Texas Journal of Science 18: 85-88.