Heterodon platirhinos Latreille – Eastern Hog-nosed Snake
Heterodon platirhinos Latreille – Eastern Hog-nosed Snake

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     Exact locality, based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
     Exact locality, based on literature record believed valid
     Approximate locality based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
     Approximate locality based on literature record believed valid
     County record only, based on specimens or photographs examined
     County record only, based on literature report believed valid
     Type locality
?      Questionable and/or problematic record

Taxonomy: No subspecies are recognized for Heterodon platirhinos (Crother et al. 2012). 

Distribution: The Eastern Hog-nosed Snake is known from throughout most of Tennessee, but records are lacking from many counties in all three grand divisions. 

Museum Records by Counties:  Anderson—APSU 13270; UMMZ 115689-115691.  Benton—APSU 11890, 13267; LSUMZ 34972.  Blount—GSMNP 3998, 4000, 4001, 10902, 10903.  Bradley—FLMNH 10804, 10809.  Campbell—APSU 19102.  Cannon—MTSU 153S.  Carroll—APSU 11885, 11887.  Cheatham—APSU 19281.  Chester—APSU 12250.  Clay—UMMZ 113406.  Coffee—KU 82132; NCSM 8204.  Davidson—UMMZ 85591.  Dyer—LSUMZ 43983.  Fayette—APSU 12249, 16931; USNM 103123.  Franklin—MTSU 89S, 92S-95S.  Giles—LSUMZ 39193.  Grainger—APSU 19548.  Grundy—APSU 19000.  HancockAPSU 19103.  Hardeman—APSU 16699, 16700, 16851-16854; CMNH 19898, 19899; UMMZ 96854, 96855.  Hardin—APSU 17655; UTKVZC 4207.  Henderson—APSU 19361, 19362.  Henry—APSU 4435; UMMZ 53518, 53519.  Houston—APSU 17545.  Johnson—UMMZ 99739, 100913.  Knox—MCZ 205.  Lake—KU 144785.   Lawrence—LSUMZ 43964; UMMZ 96856.  Lincoln—AUM 13722.  Madison—UMMZ 72252, 78516.  McMinn—FLMNH 10807, 19344.  McNairy—APSU 19168.  Monroe—FLMNH 10805, 10806, 10810.   Montgomery—APSU 5523, 18576, 19690.   Obion—APSU 13271, 13273; SIUC R-3808; USNM 103120.   Overton—TTU 945.  Perry—NCSM 8161.  Pickett—LSUMZ 43971; TTU 343.  Polk—FLMNH 10808.  Putnam—NCSM 8150; TTU 757.  Scott—APSU 6187; UTKVZC 7025.  Sevier—CMNH 36738; FLMNH 10811; GSMNP 3997, 4002; USNM 120116.  Shelby—APSU 11884, 11886, 11888, 12248, 12251, 12907, 13266, 13269, 13277-13281, 15346, 15348-15351, 15353-15358, 15701-15704, 15809-15812, 16896, 17719.  Stewart—APSU 140, 201, 401, 405, 446, 466, 510, 958, 4752, 4973, 5153, 5484, 5622.  Sumner—USNM 1189.  Tipton—APSU  12599. Union—UTKVZC 2672.  Wayne—USNM  103127.  White—TTU 165.  Wilson—TTU 177. 

Literature Sources by Counties: Benton—Jacob (1981). Blount—Huheey and Stupka (1967).  Campbell—Daniels et al. (2012).  CheathamHopkins (2013), Hopkins (2014c).  Cocke—Huheey and Stupka (1967).  Davidson—Troost (1836), Yarrow (1882), Cope (1900).  Franklin—Yarrow (1882), McCrady and Rodamor (1967), Cameron and McCrady (1978), Miller et al. 2005.  Grainger—Mays (2015).  Grundy—Cantrell et al. (2011).  Hamilton—Reynolds and Niemiller (2013b).  Hancock—Daniels et al. (2012).  Hardeman—Norton (1971), Norton and Harvey (1975).  Henderson—Colvin (2013).  Maury—Troost (1836).  McNairy—Butterfield (2012).  MontgomeryScott (1967), Scott and Snyder (1968), Zirkle (1993).  Morgan—Reynolds and Niemiller (2013b).  Obion—Rhoads (1895).  Overton—DeLotelle (1976).  Perry—Troost (1836).  Rutherford—Reynolds and Niemiller (2013b).  Sevier—Huheey and Stupka (1967).  Shelby—Hassel (1961).  Stewart—Jacob (1981).  Sumner—Cope (1900).  Van Buren—Thawley et al. (2013a).  Weakley—Reynolds and Niemiller (2013b).  Wilson—Jordan et al. (1968),  Jordan (1986). 

Questionable and/or Erroneous Records: None. 

Conservation Status: None. 

Posted: 23 July 2009

Latest Revision: 16 May 2016


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