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 Found in the southern of Maine.  

 

 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 Milksnake
 Scientific Name Lampropeltis triangulum
 Total Body Length 132cm 
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 8
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes Found in the south of Maine.  

 

 Common Name Smooth Green Snake
 Scientific Name Liochlorophis vernalis
 Total Body Length 80cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 7
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Northern Water Snake
 Scientific Name Nerodia sipedon
 Total Body Length 150cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 27
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE, Canada 
 Notes  

 

 Common Name DeKay's Brown Snake
 Scientific Name Storeria dekayi 
 Total Body Length 53cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 13
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes Found in the south of Maine.  

 

 Common Name Red-bellied Snake
 Scientific Name Storeria occipitomaculata
 Total Body Length 41cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 8
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Common Ribbon Snake
 Scientific Name Thamnophis sauritus
 Total Body Length 102cm
 Reproduction live 
 Number of Offspring 11
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NE, SE, Canada
 Notes Found in the southern regions of Maine.  

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