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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Eastern and Western Yellow-bellied Racers in Canada
- Assessment Summary
- Executive Summary
- COSEWIC History, Mandate, Membership and Definitions
- List of Figures
- Species Information
- Population Sizes and Trends
- Limiting Factors and Threats
- Special Significance of the Species
- Existing Protection or Other Status
- Summary of Status Report
- Technical Summary
- Acknowledgements and Information Sources
- Biographical Summary of Report Writer and Authorities Contacted
Assessment and Update Status Report
Eastern and Western Yellow-bellied Racers
Coluber Constrictor Flaviventris and Coluber constrictor mormon
Eastern Yellow-belied Racer - Threatened
Western Yellow-bellied Racer - Special concern
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:
COSEWIC 2004. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Eastern and Western Yellow-bellied Racers, Coluber constrictor flaviventris and Coluber constrictor mormon in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 35 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)
Campbell, C.A., and D.W. Perrin 1991. COSEWIC status report on the Racer Coluber constrictor in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada with additions on the Eastern and Western Yellow-bellied Racers by J.M. Macartney and additions on the Blue Racer by B.D. Porchuk; revised and edited by F. Cook and R.J. Brooks. 36 pp.
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Kym Welstead for writing the update status report on the Eastern and Western Yellow-bellied Racers, Coluber constrictor flaviventris and Coluber constrictor mormon prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Ronald J. Brooks, the COSEWIC Amphibians and Reptiles Species Specialist Subcommittee Co-chair.
Formerly assessed by COSEWIC as the Eastern Yellowbelly Racer and the Western Yellowbelly Racer.
For additional copies contact:
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Également disponible en français sous le titre Ếvaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la Couleuvre agile à ventre jaune de l'est et de l'ouest (Coluber constrictor flaviventris et Coluber constrictor mormon) au Canada - Mise à jour.
Yellow-bellied Racer -- Illustration by Kym Welstead
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2005
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/413-2005E-PDF
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