Carphophis vermis — Western Wormsnake
Some other names for this species:
Western Worm Snake
After turning over a couple of dozen rocks and finding a few dozen ring-necked snakes, it was nice to find a different species of small serpent.
- Conant, R., Collins, J. T. 1998. Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, Third Edition, expanded
- Crother, B. I. (ed.) 2017. Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Eighth Edition