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Texas Snakes

A Field Guide (Texas Natural History Guides)

by James R. Dixon

  • 118 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reptiles,
  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • United States - South - Texas,
  • Nature / Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Pest Control,
  • Snakes,
  • Texas

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRegina Levoy (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9462745M
    ISBN 100292706758
    ISBN 109780292706750

    Micrurus tener, commonly known as the Texas coral snake, is a species of venomous snake in the family species is endemic to the southern United States and northeastern and central subspecies are recognized as being valid, including the nominotypical subspecies, Micrurus tener tener, which is found in both the US and Mexico, and is also commonly known as the Texas coral Family: Elapidae. This fully illustrated field guide to Texas snakes, written by two of the state's most respected herpetologists, gives you the most current and complete information to identify and understand all species and Snakes: A Field Guide has all the resources you need to identify snakes in the wild and in your yard full-color Brand: University of Texas Press.

    Secrets of Snakes. By David A. Steen with a Foreword by Harry Greene. Series: W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series (Book 61) Paperback: pages; Publisher: Texas A&M University Press; First edition (Septem ) Snakes inspire extreme reactions. Love or hate these limbless reptiles, almost everyone is fascinated by them. Book. 12mo-over 7" to /2" Tall. xviii, pp, glossy black SC wraps w/color pictorial front cover & spine. Field guide to all snake species in Texas with a color photo, range map, and information on identifying characteristics and behavior for each Range: $ - $

    Excellent reference book for identifying snakes. I also bought John Werler's Texas Snakes: Identification, Distribution and Natural History, which is another good book, but more expensive and imo, not necessary if you have this Field Guide/5(33).   A Field Guide to Texas Snakes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews. Guest: More than 1 year ago: I am a Police Officer in Texas. I deal with snakes in my City. This book allows me to know what I am dealing with. It can be used as a bite finder. People can use the pictures to 5/5(3).


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Texas Snakes by James R. Dixon Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a great identification and educational book about Texas snakes. My husband and I were new residents to small ranch living here in Texas, and with the help of the book, we've been able to identify the snakes we've found on the land.

It sure gives you peace of mind to know a Brazos Water Snake from a Cottonmouth Water Moccasin!/5(21). Southern Copperhead. Western Cottonmouth. Also see our "Venomous Snakes of Southeast Texas" poster - great for classrooms, scout groups, and anyone who loves the outdoors.

*Note: Although there are only 4 species of venomous snakes in Texas, there are several subspecies of these snakes (10 rattlesnakes, 1 cottonmouth, 3 copperheads, 1 coral. Found in the southern regions of Texas Photo by William Flaxington. Regal Black-striped Snake Coniophanes imperialis.

Common Name Regal Black-striped Snake. Family Slender blind snakes. Average Length 40cm. Reproduction Eggs. Number of Offspring 5. Venom Non-venomous. Distribution Southwest, South. Photographer.

Notes. This fully illustrated field guide to Texas snakes, written by two of the state’s most respected herpetologists and updated by their student and later colleague, gives you the most current and complete information to identify and understand all species and subspecies.

And yes, the book does go into detail as to why there is only one cottonmouth photo, but I still think a few more would have been adequate, especially given the fact that they are one of the four venomous snakes in Texas and can vary in appearance. With that said, this book /5(40).

This fully illustrated field guide to Texas snakes, written by two of the state's most respected herpetologists, gives you the most current and complete information to identify and understand all species and subspecies. Texas Snakes: A Field Guide has all the resources you need to identify snakes in the wild and in your yard.

Texas Snakes book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the legendary, fear-inspiring Western Diamondback rattlesnake to t /5. Texas Snakes: A Field Guide has all the resources you need to identify snakes in the wild and in your yard: o full-color, close-up photos that show every snake, as well as 39 detailed line drawings o range maps o Up-to-date species accounts that describe each snake's appearance, look-alikes, size, and habitat o A checklist of all Texas.

- Explore bettyasaenz's board "Texas Snakes", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Texas snakes, Texas, Snake pins. A Guide to Snakes of Southeast Texas This guide was created for the members of "Southeast Texas Snake ID" which is an educational group on Facebook dedicated to providing quick identifications and a better understanding of snakes and the importance of their role in our ecosystem.

From the legendary, fear-inspiring western diamond-backed rattlesnake to the tiny, harmless plains blind snake, Texas has a greater diversity of snake species than any other state in the country. This fully illustrated field guide to Texas snakes, written by two of the state's most respected Brand: University of Texas Press.

Texas is home to over different species and subspecies of snakes. Only 15 of those are potentially dangerous to humans. Those are the snakes that we feature here.

For more general information on all the snakes of Texas, please visit our Snake pages. Pit vipers are venomous snakes that have an.

Texas Snakes book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the legendary, fear-inspiring western diamond-backed rattlesnake to the /5.

Common Snakes Identification Guide for the Houston Area Guide to distinguishing venomous from nonvenomous species common to the Houston area.

Physical descriptions from Texas Snakes: A Field Guide, James R. Dixon and John E. Werler, University of Texas Press,   Buy a cheap copy of Texas Snakes: A Field Guide book by James R. Dixon. From the legendary, fear-inspiring western diamond-backed rattlesnake to the tiny, harmless plains blind snake, Texas has a greater diversity of snake species than Free shipping over $/5(5).

Get this from a library. Texas snakes: a field guide. [James Ray Dixon; John E Werler] -- "Field guide to all snake species in Texas with a color photo, range map, and information on identifying characteristics and behavior for each snake"--Provided by publisher.

Some East Texas snakes are particularly large. The Texas rat snake, for example, grows more than 6 feet at maturity and the record length for this species is over 7 feet. The largest venomous species in East Texas is the timber rattlesnake, which averages 4 feet but can reach over 6 feet.

Pigmy rattlesnakes average about 1 1/2 feet long. From the legendary, fear-inspiring western diamond-backed rattlesnake to the tiny, harmless plains blind snake, Texas has a greater diversity of snake species than any other state in the country. This fully illustrated field guide to Texas snakes, written by two of the state's most respected herpetologists, gives you the most current and complete information to identify and understand all 4/5(1).

-- Texas Snake Habitats and charts (from Texas Snakes 2nd edition, pp ). -- Venom Poisoning (text from Snakes of North America, pp ) (venom potency chart.

Texas Parks and Wildlife reports that about 7, people are bitten by venomous snakes (not just rattlesnakes) annually. Only.2 percent of these bites are fatal.

Only.2 percent of these bites. However, the book's most important target audience are the many people who fear or misunderstand snakes and their ways. If you are a fan of snakes, I implore you, as Dr. Harry Greene does in the book's Foreword, to purchase a copy, or several, and gift them to folks you know who lack an understanding and appreciation for snakes.”—.- Explore joerudy55's board "Texas Snakes" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Texas snakes, Snake and Texas pins.Welcome to the Herps of Texas Website. Photo by Travis J. LaDuc. Texas is home to over species of reptiles and amphibians. Our website contains species accounts and distribution maps for every species.

If you are a new user to the site, welcome! If you're a repeat visitor, we hope that you'll find the additions and improvements to our.