Solid Toothed & Rear Fanged

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Common NameGlossy Snake
Scientific NameArizona elegans
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length178cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring9
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Baja Californian Rat Snake Bogertophis rosaliae

Common NameBaja Californian Rat Snake
Scientific NameBogertophis rosaliae
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length151cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring6
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Trans-Pecos Rat Snake Bogertophis subocularis

Common NameTrans-Pecos Rat Snake
Scientific NameBogertophis subocularis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length170cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring6
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Scott Trageser

Eastern Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus

Common NameEastern Worm Snake
Scientific NameCarphophis amoenus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length35cn
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Western Worm Snake Carphophis vermis

Common NameWestern Worm Snake
Scientific NameCarphophis vermis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length39cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Scarlet Snake Cemophora coccinea

Common NameScarlet Snake
Scientific NameCemophora coccinea
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length83cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South, Midwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael Spencer

Banded Sand Snake Chilomeniscus cinctus

Common NameBanded Sand Snake
Scientific NameChilomeniscus cinctus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length29cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Randall Davis

Western Shovel-nosed Snake Chionactis occipitallis

Common NameWestern Shovel-nosed Snake
Scientific NameChionactis occipitallis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length43cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Sonoran Shovel-nosed Snake Chionactis palarostris

Common NameSonoran Shovel-nosed Snake
Scientific NameChionactis palarostris
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length41cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildy Venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Nick Pederson

Kirtland’s Snake Clonophis kirtlandii

Common NameKirtland’s Snake
Scientific NameClonophis kirtlandii
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length61cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionNortheast, Midwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Racer Coluber constrictor

Common NameRacer
Scientific NameColuber constrictor
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length191cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring14
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Southwest, Canada, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by David Nixon

Striped Racer Coluber lateralis

Common NameStriped Racer
Scientific NameColuber lateralis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length152cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Schott’s Whipsnake Coluber schotti

Common NameSchott’s Whipsnake
Scientific NameColuber schotti
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length168cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer
Notes
Found in the southern regions of Texas Photo by William Flaxington

Regal Black-striped Snake Coniophanes imperialis

Common NameRegal Black-striped Snake
Scientific NameConiophanes imperialis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length51cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
Venom
DistributionSouth
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Sharp-tailed Snake Contia tenuis

Common NameSharp-tailed Snake
Scientific NameContia tenuis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length48cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus

Common NameRing-necked Snake
Scientific NameDiadophis punctatus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length86cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, South, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael Spencer

Texas Indigo Snake Drymarchon corais

Common NameTexas Indigo Snake
Scientific NameDrymarchon corais
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length263cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring9
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Eastern Indigo Snake Drymarchon corais couperi

Common NameEastern Indigo Snake
Scientific NameDrymarchon corais couperi
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length263cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring9
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Central American Speckled Racer Drymobius margaritiferus

Common NameCentral American Speckled Racer
Scientific NameDrymobius margaritiferus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length134cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer
Notes
Photo by W.Wuster

Baird’s Rat Snake Elaphe bairdi

Common NameBaird’s Rat Snake
Scientific NameElaphe bairdi
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length158cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring6
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer

Great Plains Rat Snake Elaphe emoryi

Common NameGreat Plains Rat Snake
Scientific NameElaphe emoryi
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length153cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring10
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Midwest, Northeast, South, Southwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael Spencer

Corn Snake Elaphe guttata

Common NameCorn Snake
Scientific NameElaphe guttata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length183cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring14
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Randall Davis

Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta

Common NameRat Snake
Scientific NameElaphe obsoleta
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length257cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring15
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Randall Davis

Fox Snake Elaphe vulpina

Common NameFox Snake
Scientific NameElaphe vulpina
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length179cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring14
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionNortheast, Midwest, Canada
Photographer

Mud Snake Farancia abacura

Common NameMud Snake
Scientific NameFarancia abacura
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length207cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring26
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South, Midwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Matthiis Hollanders http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhollanders

Rainbow Snake Farancia erytrogramma

Common NameRainbow Snake
Scientific NameFarancia erytrogramma
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length173cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring32
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, South, Northeast
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Randall Davis

Taumaulipian Hook-nosed Snake Ficimia streckeri

Common NameTaumaulipian Hook-nosed Snake
Scientific NameFicimia streckeri
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length48cm
Reproduction?
Number of Offspring?
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer

Chihuahuan Hook-nosed Snake Gyalopion canum

Common NameChihuahuan Hook-nosed Snake
Scientific NameGyalopion canum
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length38cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Thornscrub Hook-nosed Snake Gyalopion quadrangulare

Common NameThornscrub Hook-nosed Snake
Scientific NameGyalopion quadrangulare
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length35cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring?
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer

Hog-nose Snake Heterodon nasicus

Common NameHog-nose Snake
Scientific NameHeterodon nasicus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length154cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Pretends to be dead if harassed. Photo by Randall Davis

Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Common NameEastern Hog-nosed Snake
Scientific NameHeterodon platirhinos
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length116cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring23
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Pretends to be dead if harassed. Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Southern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon simus

Common NameSouthern Hog-nosed Snake
Scientific NameHeterodon simus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length61cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring10
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

Common NameNight Snake
Scientific NameHypsiglena torquata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length64cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Gray-banded Kingsnake Lampropeltis alterna

Common NameGray-banded Kingsnake
Scientific NameLampropeltis alterna
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length147cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer

Yellow-bellied Kingsnake Lampropeltis calligaster

Common NameYellow-bellied Kingsnake
Scientific NameLampropeltis calligaster
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length142cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring10
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Short-tailed Snake Lampropeltis extenuata

Common NameShort-tailed Snake
Scientific NameLampropeltis extenuata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length66cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring?
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast
Photographer

Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

Common NameCommon Kingsnake
Scientific NameLampropeltis getula
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length208cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, South, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Californian Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula californiae

Common NameCalifornian Kingsnake
Scientific NameLampropeltis getula californiae
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length208cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Soronoran Mountain Kingsnake Lampropeltis pyromelana

Common NameSoronoran Mountain Kingsnake
Scientific NameLampropeltis pyromelana
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length108cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Randall Davis

Milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum

Common NameMilksnake
Scientific NameLampropeltis triangulum
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length132cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, South, Northwest, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Photo by David Nixon

Californian Mountain Kingsnake Lampropeltis zonata

Common NameCalifornian Mountain Kingsnake
Scientific NameLampropeltis zonata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length123cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring7
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Northern Cat-eyed Snake Leptodeira septentrionalis

Common NameNorthern Cat-eyed Snake
Scientific NameLeptodeira septentrionalis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length99cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring8
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer
Notes
Found in south of Texas Photo by Matthijs Hollanders (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhollanders)

Sonoran Whipsnake Masticophis bilineatus

Common NameSonoran Whipsnake
Scientific NameMasticophis bilineatus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length170cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring9
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael Spencer

Coachwhip Snake Masticophis flagellum

Common NameCoachwhip Snake
Scientific NameMasticophis flagellum
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length259cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring10
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Highly variable in color Photo by Michael Spencer

Striped Whipsnake Masticophis taeniatus

Common NameStriped Whipsnake
Scientific NameMasticophis taeniatus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length184cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring6
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, Northwest, South
PhotographerWilliam Flaxington
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Saltmarsh Snake Nerodia clarkii

Common NameSaltmarsh Snake
Scientific NameNerodia clarkii
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length76cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Matthijs Hollanders (http://www.flickr/com/photos/mhollanders)

Mississippi Green Water Snake Nerodia cyclopion

Common NameMississippi Green Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia cyclopion
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length130
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring17
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South, Midwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Plain-bellied Water Snake Nerodia erythrogaster

Common NamePlain-bellied Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia erythrogaster
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length164cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring18
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South, Southwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Randall Davis

Southern Water Snake Nerodia fasciata

Common NameSouthern Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia fasciata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length159cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring23
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South, Midwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Florida Green Water Snake Nerodia floridana

Common NameFlorida Green Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia floridana
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length47cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring47
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Brazos River Water Snake Nerodia harteri

Common NameBrazos River Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia harteri
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length90cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring12
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer

Concho Water Snake Nerodia paucimaculata

Common NameConcho Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia paucimaculata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length65cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring13
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer

Diamondback Water Snake Nerodia rhombifer

Common NameDiamondback Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia rhombifer
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length175cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring27
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon

Common NameNorthern Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia sipedon
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length150cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring27
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Midwest, Northeast, South, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Brown Water Snake Nerodia taxispilota

Common NameBrown Water Snake
Scientific NameNerodia taxispilota
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length178cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring28
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus

Common NameRough Green Snake
Scientific NameOpheodrys aestivus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length116cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring6
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Smooth Green Snake Opheodrys vernalis

Common NameSmooth Green Snake
Scientific NameOpheodrys vernalis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length80cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring7
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Brown Vine Snake Oxybelis aeneus

Common NameBrown Vine Snake
Scientific NameOxybelis aeneus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length152cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Saddled Leaf-nosed Snake Phyllorhynchus browni

Common NameSaddled Leaf-nosed Snake
Scientific NamePhyllorhynchus browni
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length51cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring3
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Spotted Leaf-nosed Snake Phyllorhynchus decurtatus

Common NameSpotted Leaf-nosed Snake
Scientific NamePhyllorhynchus decurtatus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length51cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photograph William Flaxington

Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer

Common NameGopher Snake
Scientific NamePituophis catenifer
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length274cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northwest, Northeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucus

Common NamePine Snake
Scientific NamePituophis melanoleucus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length229cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring9
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Striped Crayfish Snake Regina alleni

Common NameStriped Crayfish Snake
Scientific NameRegina alleni
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length71cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring10
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Graham’s Crayfish Snake Regina grahamii

Common NameGraham’s Crayfish Snake
Scientific NameRegina grahamii
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length119cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring15
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Matthijs Hollanders (http://www.flickr.com.photos/mhollanders)

Glossy Crayfish Snake Regina rigida

Common NameGlossy Crayfish Snake
Scientific NameRegina rigida
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length80cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring10
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, South, Northeast
Photographer
Notes
Found in the northern regions of Florida. Photo by Matthijs Hollanders (http://www.flickr/com/photos/mhollanders)

Queen Snake Regina septemvittata

Common NameQueen Snake
Scientific NameRegina septemvittata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length92cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo Todd Pierson

Pine Woods Snake Rhadinaea flavilata

Common NamePine Woods Snake
Scientific NameRhadinaea flavilata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length40cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring3
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Long-nosed Snake Rhinocheilus lecontei

Common NameLong-nosed Snake
Scientific NameRhinocheilus lecontei
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length104cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring7
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Big Bend Patch-nosed Snake Salvadora deserticola

Common NameBig Bend Patch-nosed Snake
Scientific NameSalvadora deserticola
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length114cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring6
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Mountain Patch-nosed Snake Salvadora grahamiae

Common NameMountain Patch-nosed Snake
Scientific NameSalvadora grahamiae
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length119cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring7
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Western Patch-nosed Snake Salvadora hexalepis

Common NameWestern Patch-nosed Snake
Scientific NameSalvadora hexalepis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length117cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring6
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Scott Trageser

Black Swamp Snake Seminatrix pygaea

Common NameBlack Swamp Snake
Scientific NameSeminatrix pygaea
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length56cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring56cm
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast
Photographer

Green Rat Snake Senticolis triaspis

Common NameGreen Rat Snake
Scientific NameSenticolis triaspis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length160cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by David Nixon

Ground Snake Sonora semiannulata

Common NameGround Snake
Scientific NameSonora semiannulata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length38cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Highly variable in color and pattern Photo by William Flaxington

Dekay’s Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Common NameDekay’s Brown Snake
Scientific NameStoreria dekayi
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length53cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring13
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Red-bellied Snake Storeria occipitomaculata

Common NameRed-bellied Snake
Scientific NameStoreria occipitomaculata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length41cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South, Canada, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Mexican Black-headed Snake Tantilla atriceps

Common NameMexican Black-headed Snake
Scientific NameTantilla atriceps
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length23cm
Reproduction?
Number of Offspring?
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Southeastern Crowned Snake Tantilla coronata

Common NameSoutheastern Crowned Snake
Scientific NameTantilla coronata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length33cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Trans-Pecos Black-headed Snake Tantilla cucullata

Common NameTrans-Pecos Black-headed Snake
Scientific NameTantilla cucullata
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length65cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouth
Photographer

Flat-headed Snake Tantilla gracilis

Common NameFlat-headed Snake
Scientific NameTantilla gracilis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length25cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Matthijs Hollanders (https://www.flickr.com/photos/mhollanders)

Southwestern Black-headed Snake Tantilla hobartsmithi

Common NameSouthwestern Black-headed Snake
Scientific NameTantilla hobartsmithi
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length31cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring2
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Matthijs Hollanders (https://www.flickr.com/photos/mhollanders)

Plains Black-headed Snake Tantilla nigriceps

Common NamePlains Black-headed Snake
Scientific NameTantilla nigriceps
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length39cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring2
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, South, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Nick Peterson

Rim Rock Crowned Snake Tantilla oolitica

Common NameRim Rock Crowned Snake
Scientific NameTantilla oolitica
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length29cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring?
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSoutheast
Photographer

Western Black-headed Snake Tantilla planiceps

Common NameWestern Black-headed Snake
Scientific NameTantilla planiceps
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length39cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring2
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Florida Crowned Snake Tantilla relicta

Common NameFlorida Crowned Snake
Scientific NameTantilla relicta
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length24cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring?
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSoutheast
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Chihuanhuan Black-headed Snake Tantilla wilcoxi

Common NameChihuanhuan Black-headed Snake
Scientific NameTantilla wilcoxi
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length36cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring2
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer

Yaqui Black-headed Snake Tantilla yaquia

Common NameYaqui Black-headed Snake
Scientific NameTantilla yaquia
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length33cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring2
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Scott Trageser

Western Aquatic Garter Snake Thamnophis atratus

Common NameWestern Aquatic Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis atratus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length107cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Short-headed Garter snake Thamnophis brachystoma

Common NameShort-headed Garter snake
Scientific NameThamnophis brachystoma
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length56cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring7
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionNortheast
Photographer

Sierra Garter Snake Thamnophis couchii

Common NameSierra Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis couchii
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length120cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring21
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Black-necked Garter Snake Thamnophis cyrtopsis

Common NameBlack-necked Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis cyrtopsis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length114cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring10
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Common NameWestern Terrestrial Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis elegans
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length109cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring9
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Mexican Garter Snake Thamnophis eques

Common NameMexican Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis eques
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length112cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring14
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer

Giant Garter Snake Thamnophis gigas

Common NameGiant Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis gigas
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length163cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring23
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Two-striped Garter Snake Thamnophis hammondii

Common NameTwo-striped Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis hammondii
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length107cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring15
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Checkered Garter Snake Thamnophis marcianus

Common NameCheckered Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis marcianus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length109cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring15
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Matthijs Hollanders (https://www.flickr.com/photos/mhollanders)

Northwestern Garter Snake Thamnophis ordinoides

Common NameNorthwestern Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis ordinoides
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length97cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Northwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Western Ribbon Snake Thamnophis proximus

Common NameWestern Ribbon Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis proximus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length127cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring13
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Midwest, Northeast, South, Southwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Plains Garter Snake Thamnophis radix

Common NamePlains Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis radix
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length110cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring29
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionCanada, Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, Southwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Eric Vanderduys

Narrow-headed Garter Snake Thamnophis rufipunctatus

Common NameNarrow-headed Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis rufipunctatus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length112cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring12
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Common Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus

Common NameCommon Ribbon Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis sauritus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length102cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring11
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Common NameCommon Garter Snake
Scientific NameThamnophis sirtalis
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length137cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring27
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionNorthwest, Canada, Southeast, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Highly variable in color and pattern Photo by William Flaxington

Western Lyre Snake Trimorphodon biscutatus

Common NameWestern Lyre Snake
Scientific NameTrimorphodon biscutatus
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length167cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring12
VenomMildly Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxington

Lined Snake Tropidoclonion lineatum

Common NameLined Snake
Scientific NameTropidoclonion lineatum
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length57cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionMidwest, Northeast, Southwest, South
Photographer

Rough Earth Snake Virginia striatula

Common NameRough Earth Snake
Scientific NameVirginia striatula
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length35cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring9
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Midwest, South, Northeast
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Smooth Earth Snake Virginia valeriae

Common NameSmooth Earth Snake
Scientific NameVirginia valeriae
FamilySolid Toothed & Rear Fanged
Average Length39cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring7
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson