Eastern Worm Snake

Carphophis amoenus

Summary 2

Carphophis amoenus, commonly known as the worm snake, is a species of nonvenomous colubrid endemic to the Eastern United States. C. amoenus can be found east of the Mississippi, from southwest Massachusetts south to southern Alabama west to Louisiana and then north to Illinois. This species of snake protects a large range, and normally prefers a moist habitat in the rocky woodlands, under rotten wood of logs and stumps. Though this snake is quite abundant over...

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  1. (c) Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.flickr.com/photos/briangratwicke/14345970152/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carphophis_amoenus

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Status Native