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Snakes in Maine

Maine is the native home of 12 species of snakes, none of which are venomous. Snakes from the colubrid family are represented in the state’s native population.

Snakes of Maine

(V): Venomous

Common Name Scientific Name F/S S/S
Eastern Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum None None
Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon sipedon None None
Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis None None
Maritime Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis pallidulus None None
Eastern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus sauritus None None
Northern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus septentrionalis None None
Northern Brown Snake Storeria dekayi dekayi None None
Northern Redbelly Snake Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata None None
Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus edwardsi None None
Smooth Green Snake Liochlorophis vernalis None None
Northern Black Racer Northern Black Racer None None
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