A Guide to Snakes of Southeast Texas

This guide was created for the members of "Southeast Texas Snake ID" which is an educational group on Facebook dedicated to providing quick identifications and a better understanding of snakes and the importance of their role in our ecosystem. Unlike the photo albums in the group, this can be ...more ↓

Brahminy Blind Snake 1
Ramphotyphlops braminus
Southern Copperhead 2
Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix
Western Cottonmouth 3
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma
Timber Rattlesnake 4
Crotalus horridus
Western Pygmy Rattlesnake 6
Sistrurus miliarius streckeri
Desert Massasauga 7
Sistrurus tergeminus edwardsii
Texas Coralsnake 8
Micrurus tener
Texas Glossy Snake 7
Arizona elegans arenicola
Northern Scarlet Snake 9
Cemophora coccinea copei
Buttermilk Racer 10
Coluber constrictor anthicus
Yellowbelly Racer 11
Coluber constrictor flaviventris
Tan Racer 9
Coluber constrictor etheridgei
Eastern Coachwhip 12
Coluber flagellum flagellum
Mississippi Ringneck Snake 13
Diadophis punctatus stictogenys
Western Mud Snake 10
Farancia abacura reinwardtii
Rough Earthsnake 14
Haldea striatula
Eastern Hognose Snake 15
Heterodon platirhinos
Prairie Kingsnake 16
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster
Western Milksnake 17
Lampropeltis gentilis
Speckled Kingsnake 18
Lampropeltis holbrooki
Gulf Swampsnake 10
Liodytes rigida sinicola
Gulf Salt Marsh Snake 18
Nerodia clarkii clarkii
Plain-bellied Water Snake 10
Nerodia erythrogaster
Broad-banded Water Snake 10
Nerodia fasciata confluens
Diamondback Watersnake 19
Nerodia rhombifer
Rough Greensnake 20
Opheodrys aestivus
Smooth Greensnake 21
Opheodrys vernalis
Western Rat Snake 22
Pantherophis obsoletus
Slowinski's Cornsnake 10
Pantherophis slowinskii
Louisiana Pinesnake 10
Pituophis ruthveni
Graham's Crayfish Snake 11
Regina grahamii
DeKay's Brownsnake 23
Storeria dekayi
Florida Redbelly Snake 24
Storeria occipitomaculata obscura
Flat-headed Snake 11
Tantilla gracilis
Gulf Coast Ribbon Snake 25
Thamnophis proximus orarius
Eastern Garter Snake 26
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
Smooth Earth Snake
Virginia valeriae

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