checkered adder

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Related to Heterodon platirhinos: Hog-nosed snake, Blowing viper
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Noun1.checkered adder - nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spotcheckered adder - nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot; southeastern ones have red stripes like coral snakes
king snake, kingsnake - any of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals
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Heterodon platirhinos (eastern hog-nosed snake).--A single specimen was found DOR on the Rio Grande Road in spring 1966.
Further, the abundance of toads at the site suggested the possibility of the snake Heterodon platirhinos in the habitat, which was confirmed by the hand capture of two specimens at the site in the spring of 2006 by the junior author and students of a vertebrate zoology class.
constrictor foxii unknown Wallander (1968) Farancia abacura unknown MacCallum (1921) abacura Heterodon platirhinos Texas Harwood (1932) unknown Wallander (1968) Heterodon simus unknown Wallander (1968) Lampropeltis getula Florida Parker (1941) floridana unknown Wallander (l968) L.
Observations on trailing and mating behaviors in hognose snakes (Heterodon platirhinos).
maculosus), Eastern Slender Glass Lizard (Ophisaurus attenuatus longicaudus), Southeastern Five-lined Skink (Eumeces inexpectatus), Broad-headed Skink (Eumeces laticeps), Eastern Six-lined Racerunner (Aspidoscelis sexlineata sexlineata), Northern Scarlet Snake (Cemophora coccinea copei), Red Cornsnake (Elaphe guttata), Milksnake (Lampropeltis triangulum), Southeastern Crowned Snake (Tantilla coronata), Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos), Eastern River Cooter (Pseudemys c.
Heterodon platirhinos Latreille, 1801, Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (I, II, IV)
Our earliest records based on specimens were an eastern hognose snake (Heterodon platirhinos) collected in Erie County, Ohio, in 1886 (OSUZM833) and a Lake Erie water snake (Nerodia s.