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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 Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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johnwilliams

Date

April 26, 2011

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Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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jutin_tanner

Date

October 7, 2014 03:12 PM CDT

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Eastern King Snake Lampropeltis getula ssp. getula

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jrobinson

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April 9, 2014 02:13 PM EDT

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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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Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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valerie3

Date

May 12, 2014

Place

Sasser, GA (Google, OSM)

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Eastern Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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bonnieeamick

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May 9, 2014

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Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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April 1, 2014 02:18 PM EDT

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Eastern king snake Lampropeltis getula

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scadwell

Date

October 6, 2013 03:10 PM EDT

Description

Constricting what appears to be a worm snake Carphophis amoenus.

Mason Farm Biological Preserve, Orange/Durham Counties, NC

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common kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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tonyg

Date

September 17, 2013

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Eastern Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

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robvanepps

Date

June 22, 2013
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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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