A Guide to Snakes of Southeast Texas

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This guide was created for the members of “Southeast Texas Snake ID” which is an educational group on Facebook dedicated to providing quick identifications and a better understanding of snakes and the importance of their role in our ecosystem. Unlike the photo albums in the group, this …more ↓

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Brahminy Blind Snake 1Ramphotyphlops braminus

Southern Copperhead 2Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix

Western Cottonmouth 3Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma

Timber Rattlesnake 4Crotalus horridus

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake 5Crotalus atrox

Western Pygmy Rattlesnake 6Sistrurus miliarius streckeri

Desert Massasauga 7Sistrurus tergeminus edwardsii

Texas Coralsnake 8Micrurus tener

Texas Glossy Snake 9Arizona elegans arenicola

Northern Scarlet Snake 10Cemophora coccinea copei

Buttermilk Racer 11Coluber constrictor anthicus

Yellowbelly Racer 12Coluber constrictor flaviventris

Tan Racer 10Coluber constrictor etheridgei

Eastern Coachwhip 13Coluber flagellum flagellum

Mississippi Ringneck Snake 14Diadophis punctatus stictogenys

Western Mud Snake 11Farancia abacura reinwardtii

Rough Earthsnake 15Haldea striatula

Eastern Hognose Snake 16Heterodon platirhinos

Prairie Kingsnake 17Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster

Western Milksnake 18Lampropeltis gentilis

Speckled Kingsnake 19Lampropeltis holbrooki

Gulf Swampsnake 20Liodytes rigida sinicola

Gulf Salt Marsh Snake 19Nerodia clarkii clarkii

Mississippi Green Watersnake 17Nerodia cyclopion

Plain-bellied Water Snake 20Nerodia erythrogaster

Broad-banded Water Snake 20Nerodia fasciata confluens

Diamondback Watersnake 21Nerodia rhombifer

Rough Greensnake 22Opheodrys aestivus

Smooth Greensnake 23Opheodrys vernalis

Western Rat Snake 24Pantherophis obsoletus

Slowinski’s Cornsnake 20Pantherophis slowinskii

Louisiana Pinesnake 25Pituophis ruthveni

Graham’s Crayfish Snake 12Regina grahamii

DeKay’s Brownsnake 26Storeria dekayi

Florida Redbelly Snake 27Storeria occipitomaculata obscura

Flat-headed Snake 12Tantilla gracilis

Gulf Coast Ribbon Snake 28Thamnophis proximus orarius

Eastern Garter Snake 29Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

Smooth Earth Snake 30Virginia valeriae

Edited by Caleb Paul, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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