Scientific name: Chordata: Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae: Storeria dekayi dekayi
Common Name: Northern Brown Snake
Date: 22 May 2001
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Garden-1, Bethesda, Maryland
Keywords: DeKay's Snake Garden-1 Northern Brown Snake
Figures 1-3. Views of the same snake.
This snake was resting after three rainy days.
This species is also called DeKay's Snake.
The Northern Brown Snake (with its several subspecies) is native to southern Maine through Virginia west from Minnesota through Texas and eastern Mexico (Conant 1958, 125).
Conant, R. 1958. A Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of the United States and Canada East of the 100th Meridian. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA. 366 pp.
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