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Snakes in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is the native home of 14 species of snakes, 2 of which are venomous. Snakes from the colubrid and the viperidae families are represented in the state’s native population.

Snakes of Massachusetts

(V): Venomous

Common Name Scientific Name F/S S/S
Eastern Wormsnake Carphophis amoenus None None
North American Racer Coluber constrictor None None
Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus None None
Eastern Ratsnake Pantherophis allegheniensis None None
Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos None None
Milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum None None
Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon None None
Smooth Greensnake Opheodrys vernalis None None
DeKay’s Brownsnake Storeria dekayi None None
Red-bellied Snake Storeria occipitomaculata None None
Eastern Ribbonsnake Thamnophis sauritus None None
Common Gartersnake Thamnophis sirtalis None None
Copperhead (V) Agkistrodon contortrix None None
Timber Rattlesnake (V) Crotalus horridus None None
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