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Re: Kingsnakes.....


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Posted by troy h on January 20, 2003 at 09:18:29:

In Reply to: Re: Kingsnakes..... posted by Kenny Wray on January 19, 2003 at 08:39:22:

my reading of his papers is that the patternless form in S. apalachicola is a relictual subspecies which has been "swamped" by genes from the north, producing a wide range of variously blotched phenotypes ranging from almost patternless to chain king.

of course, this hypothesis didn't start with krysko, as i remember my dad saying much the same thing back in the 70's whenever he went to the area and collected some kings.

troy



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