lyre snake


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Related to lyre snake: Sonoran lyre snake, Trimorphodon
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Noun1.lyre snake - mildly venomous snake with a lyre-shaped mark on the headlyre snake - mildly venomous snake with a lyre-shaped mark on the head; found in rocky areas from southwestern United States to Central America
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Sonoran lyre snake, Trimorphodon lambda - of desert regions of southwestern North America
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We also find a dead lyre snake, a species only recently discovered.