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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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.
Heterodon platirhinos Latreille, 1801, Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (I, II, IV)
larvae) - FMNH; Emydoidea blandingi - CAS (photos); Coluber constrictor - CAS198602-198603; Diadophis punctatus - CAS (photos); Elaphe vulpina - CAS198470, 198605; Heterodon platirhinos - CAS198604; Necturus maculosus - FMNH; Nerodia sipedon - CAS198467-198469, 198484, 198506-198515, 198546-198573, 198578-198580, 198582, 198595-198601; Plethodon cinereus - CAS198606-198609; Rana catesbeiana - FMNH; Rana pipiens - FMNH, Regina septemvittata - CAS (photos); Storeria dekayi - CAS197642-197879, 1987881-197882; Storeria occipitomaculata - CAS197641; Thamnophis butleri - CAS197638-197640; Thamnophis sirtalis - CAS197638-197640, 198460-198466, 198471-198483, 198485-198505, 198516-198545, 198574-198577, 198581, 198583; 198588-198594.
Microhabitat Selection by the Eastern Hognose Snake, Heterodon platirhinos.