black-headed snake

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Noun1.black-headed snake - small secretive ground-living snake; found from central United States to Argentina
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
genus Tantilla, Tantilla - black-headed snakes
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Predation of the snake Tantilla melanocephala (Squamata: Colubridae) by the spider Latrodectus geometrkus (Araneae: Theridiidae) in Central Brazil.
Familia Especie Lugar de captura Boidae Epicrates cenchria Cu, EP Colubridae Tantilla melanocephala Ed Enulius flavitorques EP Dipsadidae Helicops danielii Cu, EP, Ed Leptodeira septentrionalis Cu, EP, VR Lygophis lineatus EP, Ed, Cu Erythrolamprus melanotus EP, Ed, Cu Pseudoboa neuwiedii Cu Oxyrhopus cf.