Rat snakes (or ratsnakes) are members – along with kingsnakes, milk snakes,
vine snakes and indigo snakes – of the subfamily Colubrinae of the family ...
Description: Adult rat snakes are typically 3-5 ft (91-152 cm), but large individuals
may be more than 6 ft (183 cm) long. The appearance of rat snakes varies ...
Vernacular Names: black ratsnake, Alleghany black snake, black chicken snake,
black Coluber, black pilot snake, black racer, blue racer, chicken snake, ...
The Black Rat Snake is the largest snake in Virginia, growing up to eight feet long
. It is mostly black, with some white showing between its scales. The belly is ...
Gray Ratsnake. Pantherophis spiloides. (formerly Elaphe spiloides). Photo by
Lisa Powers. Description: COMING SOON. Habitat: Life History: Range:
Black Rat Snake. Gray Rat Snake Photo Credit: J.D. Wilson. Gray Rat Snake
Photo by Bill Funderburk. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pantherophis spiloides. OTHER ...
Common Name: Rat Snake. Species Name: Elaphe obsoleta. Non-Venomous.
KSNPC status is: Unlisted. Appearance: Adults can reach 6' in length. Coloration
The common rat snake, Elaphe obsolete, is the largest species of North American
rat snake. Its range includes most of the eastern United States into southern ...
Description: A large shiny black snake with a white chin and throat. Young rat
snakes are patterned with dark blotches on a gray background, and traces of this
The UF Herpetology Division's Online Guide to FL Snakes: Eastern Rat Snake,
Rat Snake, Chicken Snake, Yellow Rat Snake, Everglades Rat Snake.