Classification
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  • English
    • Corn Snake
    • Red Cornsnake
    • Eastern Corn snake
  • Scientific Names
    • Pantherophis guttatus
    • Callopeltis guttatus
    • Coluber carolinianus
    • Coluber compressus
    • Coluber floridanus
    • Coluber guttatus
    • Coluber guttatus sellatus
    • Coluber maculatus
    • Coluber molossus
    • Coluber rosaceus
    • Coryphodon pantherinus
    • Elaphe emoryi emoryi
    • Elaphe emoryi intermontana
    • Elaphe guttata
    • Elaphe guttata guttata
    • Elaphe guttata rosacea
    • Elaphe laeta laeta
    • Elaphis guttatus
    • Pantherophis guttata
    • Pantherophis guttatus guttatus
    • Pituophis guttatus
    • Scotophis guttatus
    • Scotophis laetus
  • German
    • Gewöhnliche Kornnatter

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What

Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

sarka

Date

January 4, 2015

Description

Rather young. As thick as thumb. Sleeping in a "cardboard Palm" plant.

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Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

March 19, 2006 04:36 PM CST

Description

Young adult male under boards at roadside off US 1 S of East Rockingham, NC. GTS 368. UTA DC 7199.

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Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

January 5, 2011 07:36 PM CST

Description

DOR young adult male on Lake Harney Road. Imaged only. GTS 1009. UTA DC 7343.

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Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 2, 2000 05:25 PM CDT

Description

AOR young adult female (dark, gravid) observed crossing Little Lynches Road just NW of US Hwy 1. With Bart Bruno. GTS 361. KU CT 11992.

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Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 5, 2000 09:17 AM CDT

Description

Young adult DOR on Hwy 501 S of Brookneal. With Bart Bruno. GTS 189. KU CT 11989-90.

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Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

nicksharp

Date

November 30, 2014 12:57 PM CST

Description

DOR

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Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

taj

Date

November 9, 2014

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Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

crystal_kelehear

Date

November 23, 2014 07:51 PM EST

Description

This poor snake had been hit by a car and was tangled up in plastic mesh, it had scars that implied the plastic had been there for some time.

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Red Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

hcc8

Date

September 17, 2014 11:06 AM EDT

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What

corn snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

hcc5

Date

August 30, 2014 06:50 PM EDT

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Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

January 7, 2014 09:30 AM CST

Description

Found active night previous, same spot crawling up palm tree. Temp at observation: 45 F @ 2130 hrs. Imaged at release.

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What

corn snake Pantherophis guttatus

Observer

bheitzman

Date

June 29, 2014 10:46 AM EDT

Description

Observed swimming across the river; unfortunately it was hidden beneath the floating vegetation by the time I could get the camera ready.
Orange with cream-colored irregular bands

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Description from Wikipedia

The Red Cornsnake (Pantherophis guttatus), corn snake, or red rat snake, is a North American species of rat snake that subdues its small prey by constriction. The name "corn snake" is a holdover from the days when southern farmers stored harvested ears of corn in a wood frame or log building called a crib. Rats and mice came to the corn crib to feed on the corn, and corn snakes came to feed on the rodents....

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.