Rainbow Snake

Farancia erytrogramma

Summary 6

Farancia erytrogramma (also known as the rainbow snake, and less commonly, the eel moccasin) is a large, nonvenomous, highly aquatic, colubrid snake endemic to coastal plains of the southeastern United States.

Distribution 7

Farancia erytrogramma lives in southeastern North America. It can be found most often in South Carolina and Florida. Other states where F. erytrogramma can be found include Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Virginia.

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/40293555@N03/5568537958
  2. (c) 2011 Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?seq_num=366896&one=T
  3. Alan Garrett, no known copyright restrictions (public domain), https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a5/Rainbow_Snake_taken_in_Southern_Georgia_in_June_2003.jpg
  4. Alan Garrett, no known copyright restrictions (public domain), https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a4/Rainbow_Snake_taken_in_Southern_Georgia_in_June_2003_2.jpg
  5. (c) Biodiversity Heritage Library, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7089/7209610900_085e514ea8_o.jpg
  6. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farancia_erytrogramma
  7. (c) The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://eol.org/data_objects/31394740

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