Rough Earthsnake

Virginia striatula

Description 3

NOT venomous. Small head is slightly wider than neck, glossy keeled scales, round pupils. Body is olive brown with a light tan underside. Typically 7 to 10 inches (18 to 25cm) in length. (J. R. Dixon and J. E. Werler, Texas Snakes: A Field Guide, University of Texas Press, 2000.)

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  1. (c) Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/twpierson/5479599803/
  2. (c) Andrew Hollander, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/99408102@N00/2290667658
  3. (c) Amber Leung, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

More Info

iNat Map

Scales keeled
Type not venomous
Pupils round
Colors brown