worm snake

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Synonyms for worm snake

wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes

small reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States

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The worm snake, Carphophis amoneus, is unusual in that it has been recorded from a single locality in Erie County (a marl prairie N of Castalia, Ohio) that is isolated by more than 150 km from other known worm snake localities in the southern third of Ohio (Conant, 1951).
valeriae), eastern worm snakes (Carphophis amoenus), ring-necked snakes (Diadophis punctatus), and red-bellied snakes (Storeria occipitomaculata), with such species observed more frequently during autumn (Willson and Dorcas, 2004; Todd et al.