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  • English
    • Bull Snake
    • Bullsnake
  • Scientific Names
    • Pituophis catenifer sayi
    • Coronella sayi
    • Ophibolus sayi
    • Pituophis melanoleucus
    • Pituophis melanoleucus sayi
    • Pituophis sayi sayi
  • French
    • couleuvre à nez mince des Prairies

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Observer

wthattny

Date

December 1, 2016

Description

About 18 inches. Lives in the bottom of a rotten mesquite tree trunk on a high bank about 50 yards from the Nueces River.

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Observer

brushfreeman

Date

June 19, 2016 09:26 AM CDT

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Observer

catenatus

Date

November 15, 2016 05:25 PM CST

Description

Interesting I have found three of these this year in, alluvial plain habitat unusual for the species, which I find much more commonly in bluestem/gams buffalo prairie/mesquite savannah any thoughts anyone?

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Observer

karlierae

Date

November 11, 2016 12:51 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Date

October 8, 2016

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Observer

ptexis

Date

October 28, 2016 07:37 AM COT

Description

large adult, DOR, about 7' long, female

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Observer

davidpapke

Date

October 27, 2016 04:22 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile bullsnake VERY D.O.R.

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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lfelliott

Date

October 26, 2016 01:52 PM CDT

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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datnatureguy

Date

October 23, 2016 10:38 AM MDT

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

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karen-boerner

Date

May 14, 2016 01:38 PM CDT

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Observer

txherpbird

Date

October 17, 2016 08:10 PM CDT

Description

81 degrees F.

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Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer ssp. sayi

Observer

cholla

Date

October 17, 2016 02:40 PM HST

Description

This year's baby

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Description from Wikipedia

The bullsnake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) is a large nonvenomous colubrid snake endemic to the central United States, northern Mexico, and southwestern Canada. It is currently considered a subspecies of the gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer).

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