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Rough Snake

Virginia striatula

Description:

Little, Black, Gray, Brown, NOT Poisonous.

Habitat:

Leaves, Texas, Texoma, Spring, Ground.

Notes:

It Was Very Calm For The Most Part.

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5 Comments

rdbutler
rdbutler 10 years ago

I would have to say Rough Earth Snake. There are very few other options it could be, being a small plain snake, with a small pointy head.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 10 years ago

Nice spotting! Is there any chance you saw what its belly looked like? (color? pattern?) I'm sure it had a plain color and no pattern, but that color will help with the ID.

CandiceB
CandiceB 10 years ago

He's so tiny! Good shot

maxbog2000
maxbog2000 10 years ago

guarder snake is my guess but i dunno personally i wouldn't pick up random snakes my dog was bit by a rattle snake

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 10 years ago

It could be a Rough Earth Snake, Virginia striatula:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_st...
http://srelherp.uga.edu/snakes/virstr.ht...

That's my best guess at this point. Cute little snake.

ShelbyNicole.
Spotted by
ShelbyNicole.

Denison, Texas, USA

Spotted on May 13, 2012
Submitted on May 16, 2012

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