9667 thumb Snakes of Bexar County

A guide to the snakes of Bexar County, Texas.
These snakes are listed in approximately the frequency with which they could expect to be seen in the county (based on my experience). Those closer to the top of the page are common in much of the county, those towards the bottom are rarer, ...more ↓

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Checkered Garter Snake 1
Thamnophis marcianus
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Great Plains Ratsnake 2
Pantherophis emoryi
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Western Ribbon Snake 3
Thamnophis proximus
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Diamondback Watersnake 4
Nerodia rhombifer
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Plain-bellied Watersnake 4
Nerodia erythrogaster
Small
Eastern Patch-nosed Snake 5
Salvadora grahamiae
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DeKay's Brownsnake 7
Storeria dekayi
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Rough Earthsnake 8
Haldea striatula
Small
Texas Coralsnake 9
Micrurus tener
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Rough Greensnake 4
Opheodrys aestivus
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Western Rat Snake 10
Pantherophis obsoletus
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Coachwhip 11
Masticophis flagellum
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Texas Blind Snake 4
Rena dulcis
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Desert Kingsnake 12
Lampropeltis splendida
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Chihuahuan Nightsnake 6
Hypsiglena jani
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Tamaulipan Milksnake 4
Lampropeltis annulata
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Brahminy Blindsnake 13
Indotyphlops braminus
Small
Broad-banded Copperhead 4
Agkistrodon laticinctus
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Cottonmouth 2
Agkistrodon piscivorus
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Eastern Hognose Snake 14
Heterodon platirhinos
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Bullsnake 4
Pituophis catenifer
Small
Flat-headed Snake 15
Tantilla gracilis
Small
Graham's Crayfish Snake 10
Regina grahamii
Small
Schott's Whipsnake 4
Masticophis schotti
Small
Long-nosed Snake 4
Rhinocheilus lecontei
Small
Striped Whipsnake 16
Masticophis taeniatus
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Yellow-bellied Kingsnake 17
Lampropeltis calligaster
Small
Central American Indigo Snake 4
Drymarchon melanurus
Small
Western Groundsnake 4
Sonora semiannulata
Small
Western Hog-nosed Snake 18
Heterodon nasicus
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Black-necked Gartersnake 4
Thamnophis cyrtopsis
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Lined Snake 19
Tropidoclonion lineatum
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Glossy Snake 4
Arizona elegans
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Plains Black-headed Snake 20
Tantilla nigriceps
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Yellow-bellied Racer 4
Coluber constrictor
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Baird's Ratsnake 4
Pantherophis bairdi
Small
Ringneck Snake 21
Diadophis punctatus
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Timber Rattlesnake 22
Crotalus horridus

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