Carphophis amoenus


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Related to Carphophis amoenus: Thamnophis sauritus, Heterodon platirhinos
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Noun1.Carphophis amoenus - small reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Carphophis, genus Carphophis - thunder snake
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Other colubrid snakes captured were the small "ground snakes" Diadophis punctatus, Carphophis amoenus, and Storeria dekayi.
laticeps (Schneider), broad- C, S headed skink Scincella lateralis (Say), ground skink S Family Colubridae (common snakes) Carphophis amoenus (Say), worm snake S Cemophora coccinea (Blumenbach), scarlet S snake Coluber constrictor Linnaeus, black racer I Clonophis kirtlandii (Kennicott), N, C, SE Kirtland's snake Diadophis punctatus (Linnaeus), S northern ringneck snake Elaphe obsoleta (Say), black rat snake I E.