Body Size and Growth in the Bullsnake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) in the Nebraska Sandhills

@inproceedings{Iverson2008BodySA,
  title={Body Size and Growth in the Bullsnake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) in the Nebraska Sandhills},
  author={J. Iverson and C. Young and T. Akre},
  year={2008}
}
  • J. Iverson, C. Young, T. Akre
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Abstract Body size and growth in Bullsnakes (Pituophis catenifer sayi) in the western Nebraska Sandhills were studied from 1987 to 1999. Body size of females was not significantly different from that of males, although the largest individuals were males. Based on eggs hatched in captivity, and size class and recapture data in the field, Nebraska Bullsnakes hatch at about 33 cm snout–vent length (SVL), grow about 32 cm SVL in their first year, and reach an average adult size of 108 cm SVL… CONTINUE READING
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