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Snakes in Louisiana

Rough Green Snake, native to Arkansas

Kentucky is the native home of 34 species of snakes, 4 of which are venomous. Snakes from the colubrid, and the viperidae families are represented in the state’s native population.

Snakes of Kentucky

(V): Venomous

Common Name Scientific Name F/S S/S
Black Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucus lodingi None None
Black Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta None None
Broad Banded Water Snake Natrix sipedon pleuralis None None
Buttermilk Snake Coluber constrictor anthicus None None
Canebrake Rattlesnake (V) Crotalus horridus articaudatus None None
Corn Snake Elaphe guttata guttata None None
Diamond Backed Water Snake Natrix rhombifera rhombifera None None
Easter Coral Snake (V) Micrusrus fulvius None None
Eastern Coachwhip Masticophis flagellum flagellum None None
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus None None
Eastern Gater Snake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis None None
Eastern Hognose Heterdon platyrhinos None None
Eastern Yellow Bellied Racer Coluber constrictor flaviventris None None
Glossy Water Snake Natrix rigida None None
Graham’s Water Snake Natrix grahami None None
Gray Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta spiloides None None
Green Water Snake Natrix cyclopion cyclopion None None
Gulf Salf Marsh Snake Natrix sipedon clarki None None
Louisiana Milk Snake Lampropeltis doliata amaura None None
Louisiana Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucus ruthveni None None
Midland Brown Snake Storeria dekayi wrightorum None None
Midland Water Snake Natrix sipedon pleuralis None None
Midwest Worm Snake Carphophis amonenus helenae None None
Mississippi Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus stictogenys None None
Mole King Snake Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster None None
Northern Red Bellied Snake Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata None None
Prairie King Snake Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster None None
Rainbow Snake Abastor erythrogrammus None None
Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus None None
Scalet Snake Cemophora coccinea None None
Scarlet King Snake Lampropeltis doliata doliata None None
Slender Flat Headed Snake Tantilla gracilis gracilis None None
Slowinski’s Corn Snake Elaphe Slowinskii None None
Southeastern Crowned Snake Tantilla coronata coronata None None
Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor priapus None None
Southern Copperhead (V) Agkistrodon contortrix conntortrix None None
Speckled King Snake Lampropeltis getuslus holbrooki None None
Texas Brown Snake Storeria dekayi texana None None
Texas Coral Snake (V) Mircrurus fulvius tenere None None
Texas Rat Snake Elaphe oboleta lindheimeri None None
Western Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma None None
Western Mud Snake Farancia abacura None None
Western Pigmy RattleSnake Sistrurus miliarius streckeri None None
Western Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sirtalis proximus None None
Western Worm Snake Carphophis amonenus vermis None None
Yellow Bellied Water Snake Natrix erythrogaster flavigaster None None
Yellow Lipped Snake Rhadinaea flavilata None None
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