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Black rat snake

1 Species ID Suggestions

Tukup
Tukup a month ago
Black Rat Snake
Pantherophis obsoleta https://srelherp.uga.edu/snakes/elaobs.htm


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2 Comments

Tukup
Tukup a month ago

Hi Ellen. Beautiful shot. The scientific name was changed from Elaphe obsoleta to Pantherophis obsoleta. I was debating between the black racer and the black rat snake. Here is a link that deals with the differences: https://sciencing.com/difference-between... Thanks for sharing this spotting.

dcslaugh
dcslaugh 3 years ago

nice pic

EllenGraben
Spotted by
EllenGraben

Clemson, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 5, 2017
Submitted on May 6, 2017

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