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Diddlebop 6 years ago

I agree completly!

LisaPowers 6 years ago

Ashley is correct. The first snake is a red-bellied, Storeria occipitomaculata. The snake on photos 2 & 3 is a wormsnake, Carpophis amoenus.

AshleyT 6 years ago

How do they look like the same snake? I assure you they are not. If nothing else, just look at the head shape. First photo has a very blunt face, last 2 photos have a very pointed face. Not to mention colors are completely different. First photo has a red belly (hence the name), white sides, and a brownish back. Last 2 photos have a pale brown back with solid pink belly, with the two colors meeting on the side of the body. First snake doesn't have the colors meeting in the same area as the other snake. I don't know what else to tell you if you still think they are the same snake, but I promise I know what I'm talking about :)

okiegirl85 6 years ago

They look like the same snake

AshleyT 6 years ago

The first photo is a red-bellied snake, Storeria occipitomaculata. The second and third photos are a worm snake. Please separate the photos into their own spottings, thanks!

ForestDragon 6 years ago

I think you are correct with your ID of Worm Snake, Carphophis amoenus.

Entropy freak
Entropy freak 6 years ago

I think its a worm snake but im trieing to make sure

Entropy freak
Entropy freak 6 years ago

i dont think so

okiegirl85 6 years ago

Could it be a juvenile copper belly water snake?

Entropy freak
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Entropy freak

Murphysboro, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Oct 16, 2014
Submitted on Jun 10, 2015

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