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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_black_racer

The southern black racer (Coluber constrictor priapus) is one of the more common subspecies of the non-venomous Coluber constrictor snake species of the Southeastern United States. The name priapus refers to the proximal spines of the hemipenes being much enlarged into basal hooks, which is characteristic of this ...

www.snake-removal.com/blackracer.html

Biology: The Black Racer snake, known as Coluber constrictor priapus, is one of the most common types of nonvenomous snakes in the southern United States. One of the telling characteristics of this subspecies of snake is that they are very active during daytime. The physical appearance of a black racer includes having a ...

www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/herpetology/fl-snakes/list/coluber-constrictor-priapus

The UF Herpetology Division's Online Guide to FL Snakes: Southern Black Racer , Racer.

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The Southern Black Racer snake (Coluber constrictor priapus) is a very common non-venomous snake species found in and around the southern regions of the United States. It's widely spread throughout the Florida mainland and also the Florida keys. Outside of Florida, it can also be found throughout the Eastern regions ...

srelherp.uga.edu/snakes/colcon.htm

Description: As their name implies, black racers are relatively large -- to 60 in ( 152 cm) -- fairly slender, solid black snakes. They have smooth scales, large eyes, and often have some white coloration under their chin. The belly is generally uniformly dark gray or black. Adult racers can be mistaken for any of the other large ...

www.softschools.com/facts/animals/black_racer_facts/1940

Black racer is a type of non-venomous snake that belongs to the colubrid family. It can be found in the eastern parts of the USA. Black racer inhabits densely vegetated areas, forests, grasslands, thickets, fields and backyards in the suburban areas. Greatest threats for the survival of black racers in the wild are intentional ...

www.animalspot.net/black-racer-snake.html

Aug 1, 2014 ... Black Racer snake, also known as the Southern black racer, or the Black Runner, is a common species of serpents mostly found in and around the southern regions of the United States. Black racer snakes are non-venomous. These snakes are basically timid by nature and are mostly harmless, if not ...

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Jun 25, 2003 ... Appearance. The Black Racer is a long, fairly slender snake with back, sides and belly colored plain black. Usually there is some white color on the chin and the throat. The scales are smooth, without keels, and the anal plate is divided. This snake is similar in appearance and habit to its close relative, the ...

www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety.com/reptiles/snakes/northern-black-racer/northern_black_racer.php

Common Name: Northern Black Racer. Scientific Name: Coluber constrictor constrictor. Etymology: Genus: Coluber is Latin for "snake". Species: constrictor is derived from the Latin words con which means "together" or "with" and strictus which means "drawn together" or "tight". Subspecies: constrictor is derived from the ...