Rough Earthsnake

Virginia striatula

Summary 7

The rough earth snake (Virginia striatula) is a species of nonvenomous natricine colubrid snake native to the southeastern United States. It was first described by Carolus Linnaeus in 1766, as Coluber striatulus.

Range description 8

This species is endemic to the United States. Its range extends from southeastern Virginia to northern Florida, west to central Texas, northward to central Missouri and extreme southwestern Tennessee (Conant and Collins 1991, Mitchell 1994, Powell et al. 1994, Palmer and Braswell 1995, Werner and Dixon 2000, Ernst and Ernst 2003).

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