This is the start of the ID page for snakes of east Texas.  We will be adding photos and more information soon.   

SNAKES


Family LEPTOTYPHLOPIDAE

Texas Blind Snake
Leptotyphlops dulcis


Family COLUBRIDAE

Mississippi Green Water Snake
Nerodia cyclopion

Diamondback Water Snake
Nerodia r. rhombifer

Blotched Water Snake
Nerodia erythrogaster transversa

Broad-banded Water Snake
Nerodia fasciata confluens

Scarlet Snake
Cemophora coccinea

Eastern Yellowbelly Racer
Coluber constrictor flaviventris

Buttermilk Racer
Coluber constrictor anthicus

Southern Ringneck Snake
Diadophis punctatus

Great Plains Rat Snake
Elaphe guttata emoryi

Black Rat Snake
Elaphe o. obseleta

Texas Rat Snake
Elaphe obseleta lindheimerii Texas Rat Snake

Louisiana Pine Snake
Pituophis melanoleucus ruthveni

Western Mud Snake
Farancia abacura reinwardtii

Eastern Hognose Snake
Heterodon platyrhinos

Speckled Kingsnake
Lampropeltis getula hollbrooki

Prairie Kingsnake
Lampropeltis c. calligaster

Louisiana Milk Snake
Lampropeltis triangulum amaura

Eastern Coachwhip
Masticophis f. flagellum

Rough Green Snake
Opheodrys aestivus

Smooth Green Snake
Opheodrys vernalis

Speckled Racer
Drymobius m. margaritiferus

Graham's Crayfish Snake
Regina grahamii

Glossy Crayfish Snake
Regina rigida

Texas Brown Snake
Storeia dekayi texana

Marsh Brown Snake
Storeia dekayi limnetes

Florida Redbelly Snake
Storeria occipitomaculata obscura

Ground Snake
Sonora semiannulata

Plains Blackhead Snake
Tantilla nigriceps

Eastern Garter Snake
Thamnophis s. sirtalis

Texas Garter Snake
Thamnophis sirtalis annectens

Checkered Garter Snake
Thamnophis m. marcianus

Western Ribbon Snake
Thamnophis p. proximus

Lined Snake
Tropidoclonion lineatum

Rough Earth Snake
Virginia striatula

Western Earth Snake
Virginia valeriae elegans


Family ELAPIDAE

Texas Coral Snake
Micrurus fulvius tener


Family VIPERIDAE

Southern Copperhead
Agkistrodon c. contortrix

Western Cottonmouth
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostma

Timber Rattlesnake
Crotalus horridus