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Snakes of South Carolina and Georgia


 
 

Family Colubridae (Non-venomous Snakes)

Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus)
Scarlet Snake (Cemophora coccinea)
Black Racer (Coluber constrictor)
Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus)
Eastern Indigo Snake (Drymarchon couperi)
Corn Snake (Elaphe [Pantherophis] guttata)
Rat Snake (Elaphe [Pantherophis] obsoleta)
Mud Snake (Farancia abacura)
Rainbow Snake (Farancia erytrogramma)
Eastern Hognose Snake (Heterodon platirhinos)
Southern Hognose Snake (Heterodon simus)
Mole Kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster)
Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula)
Milk Snake/Scarlet Kingsnake (Lampropeltis triangulum)
Coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum)
Red-bellied Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster)
Banded Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata)
Green Water Snake (Nerodia floridana)
Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon)
Brown Water Snake (Nerodia taxispilota)
Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus)
Pine Snake (Pituophis melanoleucus)
Striped Crayfish Snake (Regina alleni)
Glossy Crayfish Snake (Regina rigida)
Queen Snake (Regina septemvittata)
Pine Woods Snake (Rhadinaea flavilata)
Black Swamp Snake (Seminatrix pygaea)
Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Red-bellied Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata)
Florida Brown Snake (Storeria victa)
Southeastern Crowned Snake (Tantilla coronata)
Central Florida Crowned Snake (Tantilla relicta)
Eastern Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis sauritus)
Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)
Rough Earth Snake (Virginia striatula)
Smooth Earth Snake (Virginia valeriae)

Family Viperidae (Vipers)

Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) - Venomous
Cottonmouth/Water Moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus) - Venomous
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) - Venomous
Canebrake/Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) - Venomous
Pigmy Rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius) - Venomous

Family Elapidae (Coral Snakes)

Coral Snake (Micrurus fulvius) - Venomous