About Snakes of North Carolina
Family Colubridae Family Colubridae (cont'd)

Family Colubridae (cont'd)

Worm Snake
Carphophis amoenus

Coachwhip
Masticophis flagellum
Southeastern Crowned Snake
Tantilla coronata
Scarlet Snake
Cemophora coccinea
Redbelly Water Snake
Nerodia erythrogaster
Eastern Ribbon Snake
Thamnophis sauritus
Racer
Coluber constrictor
Banded Water Snake
Nerodia fasciata
Eastern Garter Snake
Thamnophis sirtalis
Ringneck Snake
Diadophis punctatus
Northern Water Snake
Nerodia sipedon

Rough Earth Snake
Virginia striatula

Corn Snake
Elaphe guttata

Brown Water Snake
Nerodia taxispilota

Smooth Earth Snake
Virginia valeriae

Rat Snake
Elaphe obsoleta

Rough Green Snake
Opheodrys aestivus
Family Elapidae

Mud Snake
Farancia abacura

Pine Snake
Pituophis melanoleucus
Eastern Coral Snake
Micrurus fulvius

Rainbow Snake
Farancia erytrogramma

Glossy Crawfish Snake
Regina rigida
Family Viperidae

Eastern Hognose Snake
Heterodon platirhinos

Queen Snake
Regina septemvittata
Copperhead
Agkistrodon contortrix
Southern Hognose Snake
Heterodon simus
Pine Woods Snake
Rhadinaea flavilata
Cottonmouth
Agkistrodon piscivorus

Mole Kingsnake
Lampropeltis calligaster

Carolina Swamp Snake
Seminatrix pygaea
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Crotalus adamanteus
Eastern Kingsnake
Lampropeltis getula
Brown Snake
Storeria dekayi

Timber Rattlesnake
Crotalus horridus

Scarlet Kingsnake/Milksnake
Lampropeltis triangulum
Redbelly Snake
Storeria occipitomaculata
Pygmy Rattlesnake
Sistrurus miliarius

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This website created by: J. Willson, Y. Kornilev, W. Anderson, G. Connette and E. Eskew.
For comments or questions contact M. Dorcas: midorcas@davidson.edu.
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Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina 28035-1719.

Text and maps from: Dorcas, M. E. 2004. A Guide to the Snakes of North Carolina. Davidson College - Herpetology Laboratory, Davidson, NC. – Copyright by Michael E. Dorcas.

Partial Funding for this website provided by a Associate Colleges of the South, National Science Foundation, and Duke Energy.

 

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