Large juvenile observed crossing a sand road. Imaged only. GTS 904. UTA DC 7321 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).
DOR on Hey 60 W of Bogalusa, LA. Imaged only. GTS 927. UTA DC 7430 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).
Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer, photographed in Flagler county, Florida (27 December 2014). Janson Jones, http://dusttracks.com.
Coluber constrictor priapus, Southern black racer, photographed in Volusia county, Florida (21 September 2014). Janson Jones, http://dusttracks.com.
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,...