snakes

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Australian elapid snakes Acanthophis , genus Acanthophis
congo snakes Amphiumidae , family Amphiumidae , genus Amphiuma
African coral snakes Aspidelaps , genus Aspidelaps
sand snake of southwestern United States; lives in fine to coarse sand or loamy soil in which it `swims'; banding resembles that of coral snakes banded sand snake , Chilomeniscus cinctus
underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish belly
any of several large harmless rodent-eating North American burrowing snakes bull-snake , bull snake
symbol of intertwined snakes on staff caduceus
Asian coral snakes Calliophis , Callophis , genus Calliophis , genus Callophis
salamanders; newts; congo snakes Caudata , order Caudata , order Urodella , Urodella
nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot; southeastern ones have red stripes like coral snakes checkered adder , house snake , Lampropeltis triangulum , milk adder , milk snake
sand snakes Chilomeniscus , genus Chilomeniscus
African green snakes Chlorophis , genus Chlorophis
venomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hood cobra
mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes colubrid , colubrid snake
nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species Colubridae , family Colubridae
any of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils constrictor
any of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in red and black and either yellow or white; widely distributed in South America and Central America coral snake , harlequin-snake , New World coral snake
any of various venomous elapid snakes of Asia and Africa and Australia coral snake , Old World coral snake
genus of reptiles of the family Colubridae including ringneck snakes Diadophis , genus Diadophis
North American rat snakes Elaphe , genus Elaphe
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