Western Coachwhip

Coluber flagellum testaceus

Description 3

NOT venomous. Head wider than the long slender neck, smooth scales, round pupils. Long, slender body is light tan to brown with a gradual color change toward the tail. Typically 4 to 5 1/2 feet (122 to 168cm) in length. (J. R. Dixon and J. E. Werler, Texas Snakes: A Field Guide, University of Texas Press, 2000.)

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Type not venomous
Pupils round
Scales smooth
Colors brown, tan
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