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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Blatchley (1891, 1899) specifically mentioned spotted salamander, marbled salamander, tiger salamander, newt, slimy salamander, gray treefrog, worm snake (Carphophis amoenus), and prairie kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster) as being taken at Sand Hill.
Other colubrid snakes captured were the small "ground snakes" Diadophis punctatus, Carphophis amoenus, and Storeria dekayi.
The adults of three reptile species (Carphophis amoenus, Storeria dekayi and Thamnophis sirtalis) were also significantly more abundant in Pine than Burn, whereas two reptile species (Coluber constrictor and Lampropeltis getula) were significantly less abundant (Table 2).