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  • body color clearly broken
  • snake without rattle
  • without light-colored longitudinal stripes
  • without light-colored ring around neck
  • usually longer than 15 inches, not colored as above
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Snake with scarlet, red or red-orange belly. scarlet belly <image courtesy of Dr. Martin J. Rosenberg>

Snake's belly with color other than scarlet, red or red-orange. belly not scarlet <image courtesy of Ohio Historical Society>
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