Texas Brown Snake

Storeria dekayi texana

Description 4

NOT venomous. Head slightly wider than neck, keeled scales, round pupils. Body is brown with a paler band down the spine, dark blotches appear on either side of the neck behind the head. Typically 9 to 13 inches (23 to 33cm) in length. (J. R. Dixon and J. E. Werler, Texas Snakes: A Field Guide, University of Texas Press, 2000.)

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  3. (c) Chris, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/2013902
  4. (c) Amber Leung, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

More Info

iNat Map

Type not venomous
Pupils round
Scales keeled