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Red-bellied Snake

Storeria occipitomaculata


"The Red-bellied Snake is a small woodland snake, ranging from 4 - 10 in (10 - 25 cm) long. This species is one of our most variably-colored snakes, with some individuals ranging from bright orange to brown, gray, or nearly black. Occasionally individuals are found that are gray with a brown or orange stripe down the center of the back. Many individuals have a light brown ring behind the head. This species can easily be distinguished from all other small woodland snakes by their unmarked bright orange to red underside."


Found under rock in open dry woodland.


It was cloudy.

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Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Thanks Ladys!

LisaPowers 8 years ago

Congrats! What a cool snake spotting!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Wonderful series!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Thanks KarenL!
Tmetcalf, no, here's a link about them:

TMetcalf 8 years ago

Is it poisonous?

KarenL 8 years ago

Awesome portrait Fyn!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Thanks :-)

Cammie C. Jeffries
Cammie C. Jeffries 8 years ago


Fyn Kynd
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Fyn Kynd

Maine, USA

Spotted on Oct 19, 2012
Submitted on Oct 30, 2012


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