Specimen Information

Erpeton tentaculatus
(Tentacled Snake)
Reptiles-Snakes
Exotic

Specimen ID274998
GroupReptiles-Snakes
GenusErpeton
Speciestentaculatus
Common NameTentacled Snake
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityStirling Road, Hollywood, just west of Florida Turnpike
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNew River Canal
HUC10 Number0309020612
HUC12 NameSouth New River Canal-East
HUC12 Number030902061205
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month12
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19748
Author:Holbrook, J.D., and K.L. Krysko
Date:2011
Title:The tentacled snake, Erpeton tentaculatum Lacepede 1800 (Homalopsidae), in Florida.
Journal:IRCF Reptiles and Amphibians
Volume:18
Issue:1
Pages:52
Commentsnear importer's facility; appeared dead from cold but revived. No others have been found and a breeding population is not suspected.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 163086
VerifierWatkins-Colwell (Peabody Museum)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size305 mm TL
Number Preserved1
Number of Juveniles1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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