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Checklist of Florida Snakes

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Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix (LINNAEUS 1766), Southern Copperhead

Agkistrodon piscivorus (LACÉPÈDE 1789), Cottonmouth

Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti GLOYD 1969, Florida Cottonmouth

Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus (LACÉPÈDE 1789), Eastern Cottonmouth

Boa constrictor LINNAEUS 1758, Boa Constrictor [NON-NATIVE]

Cemophora coccinea (BLUMENBACH 1788), Scarlet Snake

Cemophora coccinea coccinea (BLUMENBACH 1788), Florida Scarlet Snake

Cemophora coccinea copei JAN 1863, Northern Scarlet Snake

Coluber constrictor LINNAEUS 1758, Eastern Racer

Coluber constrictor paludicola AUFFENBERG & BABBITT 1955, Everglades Racer

Coluber constrictor helvigularis AUFFENBERG 1955, Brownchin Racer

Coluber constrictor priapus DUNN & WOOD 1939, Southern Black Racer

Crotalus adamanteus PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS 1799, Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Crotalus horridus LINNAEUS 1758, Timber Rattlesnake

Diadophis punctatus LINNAEUS 1766, Ringneck Snake

Diadophis punctatus acricus PAULSON 1968, Key Ringneck Snake

Diadophis punctatus punctatus LINNAEUS 1766, Southern Ringneck Snake

Drymarchon couperi (HOLBROOK 1842), Eastern Indigo Snake

Farancia abacura (HOLBROOK 1836), Mud Snake

Farancia abacura abacura (HOLBROOK 1836), Eastern Mud Snake

Farancia abacura reinwardtii (SCHLEGEL 1837), Western Mud Snake

Farancia erytrogramma (PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS in SONNINI & LATREILLE 1801), Rainbow Snake

Farancia erytrogramma erytrogamma (PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS in SONNINI & LATREILLE 1801), Rainbow Snake

Farancia erytrogramma seminola NEILL 1964, Southern Florida Rainbow Snake

Heterodon platirhinos LATREILLE 1801, Eastern Hognose Snake

Heterodon simus (LINNAEUS 1766), Southern Hognose Snake

Lampropeltis calligaster (HARLAN 1827), Mole Kingsnake

Lampropeltis calligaster occipitolineata PRICE 1987, Southern Florida Mole Kingsnake

Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata (HOLBROOK 1840), Mole Kingsnake

Lampropeltis extenuata (BROWN 1890), Short-tailed Kingsnake

Lampropeltis getula (LINNAEUS 1766), Common Kingsnake

Lampropeltis getula floridana (BLANCHARD 1919), Florida Kingsnake

Lampropeltis getula getula (LINNAEUS 1766), Eastern Kingsnake

Lampropeltis getula meansi KRYSKO & JUDD 2006, Eastern Apalachicola Lowlands Kingsnake

Lampropeltis elapsoides (HOLBROOK 1838), Scarlet Kingsnake

Masticophis flagellum flagellum SHAW 1802, Eastern Coachwhip

Micrurus fulvius (LINNAEUS 1766), Eastern Coral Snake

Nerodia clarkii (BAIRD & GIRARD 1853), Salt Marsh Snake

Nerodia clarkii clarkii (BAIRD & GIRARD 1853), Gulf Salt Marsh Snake

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda KENNICOTT 1860, Mangrove Salt Marsh Snake

Nerodia clarkii taeniata (COPE 1895), Atlantic Salt Marsh Snake

Nerodia cyclopion (DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL 1854), Mississippi Green Water Snake

Nerodia erythrogaster (FORSTER 1771), Plainbelly Water Snake

Nerodia erythrogaster erythrogaster (FORSTER 1771), Redbelly Water Snake

Nerodia erythrogaster flavigaster (CONANT 1949), Yellowbelly Water Snake

Nerodia fasciata (LINNAEUS 1766), Southern Water Snake

Nerodia fasciata fasciata (LINNAEUS 1766), Banded Water Snake

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris (COPE 1895), Florida Water Snake

Nerodia floridana (GOFF 1936), Florida Green Water Snake

Nerodia sipedon pleuralis (COPE 1892), Midland Water Snake

Nerodia taxispilota (HOLBROOK 1838), Brown Water Snake

Opheodrys aestivus (LINNAEUS 1766), Rough Green Snake

Opheodrys aestivus aestivus (LINNAEUS 1766), Northern Rough Green Snake

Opheodrys aestivus carinatus GROBMAN 1984, Florida Rough Green Snake

Pantherophis alleghaniensis (HOLBROOK 1836), Eastern Ratsnake

Pantherophis guttatus (LINNAEUS 1766), Eastern Corn Snake

Pantherophis spiloides (DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL 1854), Gray Rat Snake

Pituophis melanoleucus (DAUDIN 1803), Pine Snake

Pituophis melanoleucus lodingi BLANCHARD 1924, Black Pine Snake

Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus BARBOUR 1921, Florida Pine Snake

Python bivittatus KUHL 1820, Burmese Python [NON-NATIVE]

Python sebae GMELIN 1789, African Rock Python [NON-NATIVE]

Ramphotyphlops braminus (DAUDIN 1803), Brahminy Blind Snake [NON-NATIVE]

Regina alleni (GARMAN 1874), Striped Crayfish Snake

Regina rigida (SAY 1825), Glossy Crayfish Snake

Regina rigida rigida (SAY 1825), Glossy Crayfish Snake

Regina rigida sinicola (HUHEEY 1959), Gulf Crayfish Snake

Regina septemvittata (SAY 1825), Queen Snake

Rhadinaea flavilata (COPE 1871), Pine Woods Snake

Seminatrix pygaea (COPE 1871), Swamp Snake

Seminatrix pygaea cyclas DOWLING 1950, Southern Florida Swamp Snake

Seminatrix pygaea pygaea (COPE 1871), Northern Florida Swamp Snake

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri GLOYD 1935, Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake

Storeria dekayi (HOLBROOK 1836), Brown Snake

Storeria dekayi limnetes ANDERSON 1961, Marsh Brown Snake

Storeria dekayi wrightorum TRAPIDO 1944, Midland Brown Snake

Storeria occipitomaculata (STORER 1839), Redbelly Snake

Storeria occipitomaculata obscura TRAPIDO 1944, Florida Redbelly Snake

Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata (STORER 1839), Northern Redbelly Snake

Storeria victa HAY 1892, Florida Brown Snake

Tantilla coronata BAIRD & GIRARD 1853, Southeastern Crowned Snake

Tantilla oolitica TELFORD 1966, Rim Rock Crowned Snake

Tantilla relicta TELFORD 1966, Florida Crowned Snake

Tantilla relicta neilli TELFORD 1966, Central Florida Crowned Snake

Tantilla relicta relicta TELFORD 1966, Peninsula Crowned Snake

Tantilla relicta pamlica TELFORD 1966, Coastal Dunes Crowned Snake

Thamnophis sauritus (LINNAEUS 1766), Eastern Ribbon Snake

Thamnophis sauritus nitae ROSSMAN 1963, Bluestripe Ribbon Snake

Thamnophis sauritus sauritus (LINNAEUS 1766), Common Ribbon Snake

Thamnophis sauritus sackenii (KENNICOTT 1859), Peninsula Ribbon Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis (LINNAEUS 1758), Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis (LINNAEUS 1758), Eastern Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis similis ROSSMAN 1965, Bluestripe Garter Snake

Virginia striatula (LINNAEUS 1766), Rough Earth Snake

Virginia valeriae valeriae BAIRD & GIRARD 1853, Eastern Smooth Earth Snake

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