Yellow-bellied Kingsnake

Lampropeltis calligaster

Summary 7

Lampropeltis calligaster is a species of kingsnake known commonly as the prairie kingsnake.

Range description 8

This species is endemic to the United States. Its range extends from northern Florida to southern Texas, and north to Nebraska (west to Thayer County, Herpetological Review 20:13), Illinois, Kentucky, and Maryland (Conant and Collins 1991, Tennant 1997, Phillips et al. 1999, Werler and Dixon 2000, Ernst and Ernst 2003).

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