You can’t see it clearly in this photo, but this snake is just finishing off what I think was an earthworm.
|common name||Lined Snake|
|phylum||Chordata; subphylum Vertebrata|
|class||Reptilia, subclass Diapsida|
|order||Squamata, suborder Serpentes|
|IUCN status||Least concern|
Extremely local species are itemized species seen at our homes: on the actual property, or in the air above it. (Across the street doesn’t count!) I began by itemizing species seen at our house in Copperas Cove, Texas, and later expanded the project to include our home in Renton, Washington.