South

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Common NameCopperhead
Scientific NameAgkistrodon contortrix
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length135cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring7
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus

Common NameCottonmouth
Scientific NameAgkistrodon piscivorus
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length189cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring7
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Randall Davis

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

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

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

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

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus

Common NameEastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Scientific NameCrotalus adamanteus
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length251cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring13
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSoutheast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Common NameWestern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Scientific NameCrotalus atrox
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length234cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring11
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Southeast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

Common NameTimber Rattlesnake
Scientific NameCrotalus horridus
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length189cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring10
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Rock Rattlesnake Crotalus lepidus

Common NameRock Rattlesnake
Scientific NameCrotalus lepidus
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length83cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring4
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by David Nixon

Black-tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus

Common NameBlack-tailed Rattlesnake
Scientific NameCrotalus molossus
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length133cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring6
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Mohave Rattlesnake Crotalus scutalatus

Common NameMohave Rattlesnake
Scientific NameCrotalus scutalatus
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length140cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Michael R. Spencer

Western Rattlesnake Crotalus viridis

Common NameWestern Rattlesnake
Scientific NameCrotalus viridis
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length163cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring10
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionCanada, Southwest, Midwest, Northwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

Texas Blind Snake Leptotyphlops dulcis

Common NameTexas Blind Snake
Scientific NameLeptotyphlops dulcis
FamilySlender blind snakes
Average Length28cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring4
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Eric Isley

Western Slender Blind Snake Leptotyphlops humulis

Common NameWestern Slender Blind Snake
Scientific NameLeptotyphlops humulis
FamilySlender blind snakes
Average Length40cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionSouthwest, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by William Flaxton

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

North American Coral Snake Micrurus fulvius

Common NameNorth American Coral Snake
Scientific NameMicrurus fulvius
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length121cm
ReproductionEggs
Number of Offspring7
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSoutheast, South
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Todd Pierson

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

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

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

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

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)

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

Massasauga Sistrurus catenatus

Common NameMassasauga
Scientific NameSistrurus catenatus
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length100cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSouthwest, Midwest, Northeast, South, Canada
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Pygmy Rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius

Common NamePygmy Rattlesnake
Scientific NameSistrurus miliarius
FamilyPit Vipers
Average Length83cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring7
VenomExtremely Venomous
DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, South, Midwest
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

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

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)

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

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