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  • Spanish
    • culebra parda
  • Scientific Names
    • Storeria dekayi
    • Ischnognathus dekayi
    • Storeria dekayi victa
    • Storeria tropica
    • Tropidonatus dekayi
    • Tropidonotus dekayi
  • German
    • Gewohnliche Braunnatter
    • Gewöhnliche Braunnatter
  • English
    • DeKay's Brownsnake
    • Brownsnake
    • Brown Snake

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Recent observations

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What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

mfoxno

Date

April 16, 2014

Description

In compost heap, small shady backyard in Uptown, New Orleans. Is this really S. dekayi dekayi? Is it weird to see it in southern Louisiana?

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What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

laurentaake

Date

April 10, 2014 03:30 AM CDT

Description

Brief description of what you observed

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What

Midland Brown Snake Storeria dekayi ssp. wrightorum

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

April 13, 2014

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Observer

dyeany2

Date

April 10, 2014 12:00 PM EDT

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What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

mflower

Date

April 9, 2014

Description

1st Brown Snake of the Year along rock wall next to Oak Leaf Trail.

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What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

devinjcollins

Date

July 17, 2013

Description

Small brown snake with keeled scales and a yellow underside.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

mlschreiber

Date

April 4, 2014

Description

I was raking leaves in my backyard when I came across the snake. It was brown and about a quarter in diameter.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

paulhurtado

Date

April 6, 2014 01:57 PM EDT

Description

Three were found; all Northern (S. d. dekayi) looking, by the lack of dorsal cross barring.

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Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

April 4, 2014

Description

First sighting of a brown snake in my yard this spring.

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What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

dkwalkup

Date

March 23, 2014 06:37 PM CDT

Description

Dead on road, picked up late afternoon, there for less than 48 hours

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What

Northern Brown Snake Storeria dekayi ssp. dekayi

Observer

hobiecat

Date

August 22, 2011

Description

Northern Brown Snake

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What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

aaroncarlson

Date

February 4, 2012 02:03 PM CST
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Description from Wikipedia

Storeria dekayi, commonly known as the brown snake or De Kay's snake, is a small species of colubrid snake.

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