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Diadophis punctatus, commonly known as the ring-necked snake or ringneck snake, is a harmless species of colubrid snake found throughout much of the United States, central Mexico, and southeastern Canada. Ring-necked snakes are secretive, nocturnal snakes, so are rarely seen during the day time. They are slightly ...


Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake. Sistrurus catenatus catenatus. Venomous. Non-venomous Species. Eastern Wormsnake. Carphophis amoenus. Kirtland's Snake. Clonophis kirtlandii. Northern Racer. Coluber constrictor constrictor. Northern Ring-necked Snake. Diadophis punctatus edwardsii. Eastern Hog- nosed Snake.


May 2, 2017 ... The eastern garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis) is one of the most common snakes across all of Pennsylvania. It is found in nearly all habitats, from forests and talus slopes to backyards everywhere, but usually near water. The adult is 20 -28 inches in length. Green to dark brown with stripes and spots ...


Pennsylvania. Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix. Common NameCopperhead. Scientific NameAgkistrodon contortrix. FamilyPit Vipers. Average Length135cm. ReproductionLive. Number of Offspring7. VenomExtremely Venomous. DistributionSoutheast, Northeast, Midwest, South. Photographer. Notes. Photo by  ...


SNAKE PHOTOS. This page is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to Pennsylvania snakes. It is merely a collection of photos that we have gathered. The images shown on this page are either owned by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission (PFBC) or rights have been granted for their use by the photo's  ...


The northern copperhead is Pennsylvania's most common venomous snake. Found in all but the northernmost counties, it prefers abandoned foundations, rock walls, and rocky hillsides. They may be found at den sites with timber rattlesnakes. SNAKEBITE? If a person is bitten by a venomous snake, there are several.


Often referred to as a “black rat snake,” this snake is the largest species of snake found in Pennsylvania. Adults can be 3½ feet to over 8 feet long. Adult eastern rat snakes are black or dull brown with dark blotches. The skin between its scales may be bluish white, yellow or orange. They have a white chin and throat.


Common Snakes of Pennsylvania: You will find snakes in most places you'll go to in the state of Pennsylvania and there's a good reason for that - there is a rich and diverse series of habitats which offer the perfect home with plenty of food sources and somewhere safe to curl up. There are twenty-two species of common ...


Contrary to the belief that most snakes are venomous, only three of the 22 species found in Pennsylvania are venomous. ... The three species of venomous snakes in Pennsylvania (northern copperhead, timber rattlesnake, eastern massasauga) belong to the pit viper family. Pit vipers ... Damage and Damage Identification.