Flat-headed Snake

Tantilla gracilis

Description 3

NOT venomous. Head and neck appear to be the same size as the body, smooth scales, round pupils. Body is tan to brown, head is a darker shade of brown to black. Typically 7 to 8 inches (18 to 20cm) in length. (J. R. Dixon and J. E. Werler, Texas Snakes: A Field Guide, University of Texas Press, 2000.)

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Pupils round
Scales smooth
Colors black, brown, tan
Type not venomous
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