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Scarlet Kingsnake

Lampropeltis elapsoides


Average adult size is 14-20 inches (35.5-50.8 cm), record is 27 inches (68.5 cm). Adults are tricolored, displaying red, black, and yellow rings that encircle the entire body. Both the red and yellow rings are surrounded by black rings, thus the red and yellow rings do not touch. The snout is red. The belly pattern is the same as the dorsal color - red, black, and yellow. The scales are smooth, and there are 19 dorsal scale rows at midbody. The pupil is round. Juvenile colors are like those of adults, but the yellow rings may be white.




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JeffreyDuby 10 years ago

Friend of Jack

suzmonk 10 years ago

Red touch black ...

JeffreyDuby 10 years ago

Thank you!

Reza Hashemizadeh
Reza Hashemizadeh 10 years ago

Beautiful !

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 26, 2013
Submitted on Jul 27, 2013

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