Title

A New County Record for Storeria occipitomaculata

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-2010

Publication Title

Herpetological Review

ISSN

0018-084X

Abstract

USA: GEORGIA: BULLOCH CO.: 0.5 km S of East Main Street along Willie McTail Trail in Statesboro (32.26604°N, 81.46927°W; datum not available). 26 June 2010. Submitted by Daniel May and Lance McBrayer. Verified by Ray Chandler. Georgia South-ern University Herpetology Collection. GSU 9731, 9732. New county record (Jensen et al. 2008. Amphibians and Reptiles of Georgia. University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia 404 pp.). Originally captured on 01 February 2010 and released; then re-captured in the same location (~10 m from creek) under rotten hardwood log covered with kudzu. The gravid female, (GSU 9731; 152 mm SVL, 195 mm TL) gave birth to five offspring in captivity (GSU 9732; mean SVL 57 mm, 75 mm TL). Each animal was photographed and released.

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