Common Name Copperhead
 Scientific Name Agkistrodon contortrix
 Maximum Body Length 135cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 7
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE
 Notes Found in the southeast corner of Nebraska.  

 

 Common Name Glossy Snake
 Scientific Name Arizona elegans
 Total Body Length 178cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 9
 Venom Non-venomous 
 Distribution SW, MW, S
 Notes Found in the southwest corner of Nebraska.  

 

 Common Name Western Worm Snake
 Scientific Name Carphophis vermis 
 Total Body Length 39cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution S, MW, SE, NE
 Notes Found in the southeast corner of Nebraska.  

 

 Common Name Racer
 Scientific Name Coluber constrictor
 Total Body Length 191cm
 Reproduction Eggs 
 Number of Offspring 14
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Timber Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus horridus
 Maximum Body Length 189cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 10
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE
 Notes Found in the southeast corner of Nebraska. 

 

 Common Name Western Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus viridis
 Maximum Body Length 163cm
 Reproduction Live 
 Number of Offspring 10
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW, S, MW, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Ring-necked Snake 
 Scientific Name Diadophis punctatus
 Total Body Length 86cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 5
 Venom Non-venomous 
 Distribution NW, NE, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes Has been recorded to give birth to live young. 

 

 Common Name Great Plains Rat Snake
 Scientific Name Elaphe emoryi 
 Total Body Length 153cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 10
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution SW, MW, S, SE
 Notes Found in the south Nebraska.  

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