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  • Scientific Names
    • Coluber constrictor
    • Bascanion constrictor
    • Bascanium anthicum
    • Coluber ortenburgeri
    • Coryphodon constrictor
    • Zamenis constrictor
  • English
    • Racer
  • German
    • Schwarznatter
  • Spanish
    • culebra corredora constrictor

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What

Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. constrictor

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

April 3, 2006 06:08 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile found in debris near an abandoned chicken barn. Imaged only. GTS 376. UTA DC 7200.

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What

Western Yellow-bellied Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. mormon

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 14, 2012

Description

Saw this guy crossing the road when we were driving into our property in the boonies.

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What

Northern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. constrictor

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 7, 2009 10:51 AM CDT

Description

DOR large juvenile (complete color change had occurred, except upper labial scales) on Wurtemburg Road, SE of Rhinebeck. GTS 830. TNHC 85124.

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What

Mexican Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. oaxaca

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 15, 2000 04:30 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

DOR on NL 20: ~ 18 Km W of Hwy 85. With Javier Banda Leal. GTS 101. UANL 5608.

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What

Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

April 7, 2006 07:33 AM CDT

Description

Two adults found under tin. Imaged as found. GTS 511 and 512.

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What

Tan Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. etheridgei

Observer

awblair

Date

December 4, 2014 12:06 PM CST

Description

This poor fellow had been run over and was lying moribund in the brush just at the edge of the right-of-way.

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What

Yellowbelly Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. flaviventris

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

March 21, 2008

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Observer

taj

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

I almost mistook this little dude for large animal droppings...

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Observer

taj

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

unfortunately many were crushed on the roads

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What

Eastern Yellow-bellied Racer (Coluber constrictor flaviventris) Coluber constrictor ssp. flaviventris

Observer

ncowey

Date

October 11, 2011

Description

Yellow-bellied Racer eating a Southern Leopard Frog (Lithobates sphenocephela)

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What

Racer Coluber constrictor

Observer

toby

Date

November 23, 2014 01:34 PM CST

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What

Yellowbelly Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. flaviventris

Observer

chuckd

Date

November 23, 2014

Description

I thought it was disappearing into the grass but it must have went into a hole. I got to it quickly but saw no sign of it or a hole.

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Description from Wikipedia

Coluber constrictor is a species of nonvenomous, colubrid snake, endemic to North America and Central America. Eleven subspecies, including the nominotypical subspecies, are recognized, which as a group are commonly referred to as the eastern racers.

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