The name brown snake refers to two different genera of snakes, found on two different continents. If you are in North America, brown snake is the common name for Storeria, a small, shy.
Ribbon Snakes have side stripes on scale rows 3 and 4. Butler’s Garter Snake has a small head that is about the same width as the neck, and side stripe on the neck extends onto scale row 4. Melanistic (solid black) Garter Snakes have both heavily keeled scales and a single anal plate, unlike other solid black snakes in Michigan.
The southern watersnake averages 22 to 36 inches in length. Broad, dark crossbands are present on the back and are separated by areas of yellow. The back is black, brown or red-brown. A dark stripe is present from the eye to the angle of the mouth. The scales are keeled (ridged). The belly is yellow with black or brown squares or blotches.Common medium sized striped snake with highly variable coloration. The yellowish stripes are usually well defined, though the middorsal stripe may be absent in some populations. The background dorsal color may be green, olive to brown or black. Two rows of black or red (or both) spots may appear between the vertebral and lateral stripes on each.Water snakes. As their name suggests, water snakes spend much of their time in and around water, similar to the behavior of cottonmouths. A few species of water snakes also resemble cottonmouths. Diamond-backed water snakes (Nerodia rhombifer) have dark patterns on a tan or brown background, and some subspecies of plain-bellied water snakes.
Western Natal Green Snake (Philothamnus natalensis occidentalis)The Western Natal Green Snake averages around 75 cm, but can exceed a meter in length. These snakes are long and thin in profile, usually with turquoise on the tail and head and dark eyes. The head scales are the same as the Eastern Natal Green Snake, but occasionally the Western Natal Green Snake has a single temporal scale.Read More
The snake has three, yellow stripes along its back and two strips on its side, all across a black to reddish brown background. The belly is white to yellow. It is a species of special concern in.Read More
Broad-banded Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata confluens) This snake is yellow and grey with large brown or black bands. It grows between 22 and 36 inches. They live in the southeastern corner of Missouri. Diamond-backed Water Snake (Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer).Read More
Green snakes with lethal venom include the African green mamba, palm pit viper, green parrot snakes, African bush viper, boomslangs, and two-striped forest pit vipers. The only U.S. venomous snakes that can have a greenish hue are cottonmouths and Mojave rattlesnakes.Read More
Adults average from 24-42 inches (61-106.7 cm). The record is 60 inches (152.4 cm). Stout bodied snake with black, brown, or red crossbands (often bordered with black) across back. Crossbands may be obscured as snake darkens with age. Background color may be gray, yellow, tan, or reddish. Belly is light with squarish spots. Scales are keeled and there are 21-25 dorsal scale rows at midbody.Read More
Rat Snakes: Both the black and gray rat snakes can be found in Pennsylvania, and these feed on things such as lizards, mice, rats, copperhead snakes (venomous) and more. These rat snakes are actually very good in keeping the numbers of dangerous snakes down (and away from residential areas) as well as keeping rodent numbers down too.Read More
Black and white photograph on cardstock, with an image, shot from a low angle, of a man wearing a checked kurta, crouching over to pull a snake from a basket, with two more snakes, in semi-coiled positions, on the ground in front of him, and with the dhoti-clad legs of several spectators visible in the background, likely collected as a tourist souvenir during a trip to South Asia (likely India.Read More
Five of the 11 species (i.e., timber rattlesnake, eastern hognose snake, northern black racer, smooth green snake, and ribbon snake) were identified as species in greatest need of conservation in New Hampshire’s Wildlife Action Plan completed in the fall of 2005. Overall, snakes are poorly studied and basic distribution and life history information is lacking.Read More
Some of the snkes that are white with brown stripes are garter snakes, copperheads, timber rattlesnake, water snake, milk snake and a rattlesnake. They are most common of these types of snakes.Read More
Snakes of Texas. Common Name Scientific Name Family; Glossy Snake: Arizona elegans:. Colubridae: Eastern Racer: Coluber constrictor: Colubridae: Regal Black-striped Snake: Coniophanes imperialis: Colubridae: Ring-necked Snake: Diadophis punctatus: Colubridae. Plains Black-headed Snake: Tantilla nigriceps: Colubridae: Black-necked.Read More