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Common Sharp-tailed Snake - Contia tenuis

(Baird and Girard, 1852)




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Contia tenuis appears to consist of two species, including a not-yet described long-tailed form recently discovered by Richard Hoyer.

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Common Sharp-tailed Snake Common Sharp-tailed Snake Common Sharp-tailed Snake
  Adult, Kittitas County, Washington  
Common Sharp-tailed Snake Common Sharp-tailed Snake Common Sharp-tailed Snake
  Adult, Kittitas County, Washington  
Common Sharp-tailed Snake Common Sharp-tailed Snake  
Juvenile, Kittitas County, Washington
Sharp Tail  
     
Habitat
Common Sharp-tailed Snake habitat Common Sharp-tailed Snake habitat  
Habitat, Kittitas County, Washington
Habitat, Kittitas County, Washington  
     
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