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    • Coluber constrictor priapus

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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mrfish33

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December 27, 2011

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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lscknwrbiota

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January 19, 2015 12:22 PM EST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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damontighe

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January 5, 2015 02:10 PM EST

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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jansonjones

Date

December 27, 2014 10:51 AM EST

Description

Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer, photographed in Flagler county, Florida (27 December 2014). Janson Jones, http://dusttracks.com.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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jansonjones

Date

September 21, 2014 03:33 PM EDT

Description

Coluber constrictor priapus, Southern black racer, photographed in Volusia county, Florida (21 September 2014). Janson Jones, http://dusttracks.com.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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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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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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derekw2

Date

December 6, 2012

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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kylejones

Date

October 7, 2014 02:27 PM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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jansonjones

Date

July 11, 2014 06:05 PM EDT

Description

Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer, photographed in Volusia county, Florida (11 July 2014). Found trekking and hunting in my backyard. Janson Jones, http://dusttracks.com.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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bheitzman

Date

June 27, 2014 02:34 PM EDT

Description

Observed a pair copulating in a sunny patch along the sandy trail; snakes were about 3 feet long...

Never got a look at their heads (adrenalin was rushing as I turned my camera on and focused)... and then it went into overdrive when another male (presumably) raced in to join the melee.

Reviewing photos makes clear the "white chin" of the SBR.

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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musicwolf

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June 2, 2014 11:28 PM EDT

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Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor ssp. priapus

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robvanepps

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April 14, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Coluber constrictor priapus, commonly known as the southern black racer, is one of the more common subspecies of nonvenomous Coluber constrictor snakes in the Southeastern United States. The name priapus refers to the proximal spines of the hemipenes being much enlarged into basal hooks, which is characteristic of this subspecies. These snakes are quite active during the day, which increases the chance of sightings. They will eat almost any animal they can overpower, including, rodents, frogs,...

No range data available.