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  • Scientific Names
    • Lampropeltis getula
    • Coluber getulus
    • Coronella getulus
    • Coronella getulus pseudogetulus
    • Lampropeltis catalinensis
    • Lampropeltis getula goini
    • Lampropeltis getula meansi
    • Lampropeltis getulus
    • Lampropeltis getulus brooksi
    • Lampropeltis getulus catalinensis
    • Lampropeltis getulus sticticeps
    • Ophibolus getulus
    • Ophilobus getulus
    • Triaeniopholis arenarius
  • German
    • Ketten-Konigsnatter
    • Ketten-Königsnatter
  • English
    • Common Kingsnake
    • Florida Kingsnake
    • Eastern Kingsnake
  • Spanish
    • Burrila
    • Culebra negra
    • Serpiente real
    • Culebra real

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Recent observations

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Eastern King Snake Lampropeltis getula ssp. getula

Observer

jrobinson

Date

April 9, 2014 02:13 PM EDT

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What

Culebra real Lampropeltis getula

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atakamara

Date

August 19, 2013 07:15 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Speckled King Snake Lampropeltis getula ssp. holbrooki

Observer

amataka1

Date

July 10, 2014 10:38 AM CDT

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Speckled King Snake Lampropeltis getula ssp. holbrooki

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wbrucereid

Date

August 2, 2014 06:17 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Speckled king snake Lampropeltis getula ssp. holbrooki

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jbajingo

Date

June 15, 2014

Description

2 feet long, on path

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Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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danjleavitt

Date

July 23, 2014 10:30 PM MDT

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Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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danjleavitt

Date

July 16, 2014 09:57 PM MDT

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travisdimler

Date

July 16, 2014 08:49 AM CDT

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What

Speckled King Snake Lampropeltis getula ssp. holbrooki

Observer

lg_price

Date

July 5, 2014 11:58 AM CDT

Description

This snake was about 2 inches thick at the mid-section. I could not get it to move away. I struck the ground nearby, prodded it 3 times. Each time I prodded it, it whipped around and partially coiled and prepared to strike. Maybe it was guarding a nest in the big log between it and me.

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Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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apnep

Date

June 7, 2014 11:32 AM EDT

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Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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tommcclees

Date

May 19, 2014 02:16 PM EDT

Description

Snake was digging a hole in the mud bank

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What

Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

Observer

valerie3

Date

May 12, 2014

Place

Sasser, GA (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

Lampropeltis getula (Common names include eastern kingsnake,common kingsnake,chain kingsnake, (more)) is a harmless colubrid species found in the United States and Mexico. It has long been a favorite among collectors. Eight subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.

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