Selected Reptiles and Amphibians of the Mid-Atlantic Region

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Class Reptilia, Order Squamata. Suborder Serpentes

                 Vipers - Viperidae family - VENOMOUS!
Northern Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix   [Viperidae]
Timber Rattlesnake - Crotalus horridus   [Viperidae]
                 Colubrids - Colubridae Family - harmless, not venomous
Common Ribbonsnake - Thamnophis sauritus sauritus   [Colubridae]
Eastern Gartersnake - Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis   [Colubridae]
Eastern Hognose Snake - Heterodon platirhinos   [Colubridae]
Eastern Ratsnake - Pantherophis alleghaniensis   [Colubridae]
Eastern Wormsnake - Carphophis amoenus amoenus   [Colubridae]
Northern Black Racer - Coluber constrictor constrictor   [Colubridae]
Northern Ring-necked Snake - Diadophis punctatus edwardsii   [Colubridae]
Northern Rough Greensnake - Opheodrys aestivus   [Colubridae]
Northern Watersnake - Nerodia sipedon sipedon   [Colubridae]

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