LOUISIANA SNAKES (NON VENOMOUS)

Banded Water Snake

Banded Water Snake

(Nerodia fasciata)

Coachwhip

Coachwhip

(Masticophis flagellum)

Dekay's Brown Snake

Dekay's Brown Snake

(Storeria dekayi)

Graham's Crayfish Snake

Graham's Crayfish Snake

(Regina grahamii)

Milk Snake

Milk Snake

(Lampropeltis triangulum amaura)

Prairie King Snake

Prairie King Snake

(Lampropeltis calligaster)

Prairie King Snake

Prairie King Snake

(Lampropeltis calligaster)

Rat Snake

Rat Snake

(Elaphe obsoleta lindheimeri)

Ring-necked Snake

Ring-necked Snake

(Diadophis punctatus)

Rough Green Snake

Rough Green Snake

(Opheodrys aestivus)

Southern Black Racer

Southern Black Racer

(Coluber constrictor priapus)

Speckled King Snake

Speckled King Snake

(Lampropeltis holbrooki)

Speckled King Snake (Juvenile)

Speckled King Snake (Juvenile)

(Lampropeltis holbrooki)

Yellow (Plain) Belly Water Snake

Yellow (Plain) Belly Water Snake

(Nerodia erythrogaster)

Yellow (Plain) Belly Water Snake

Yellow (Plain) Belly Water Snake

(Nerodia erythrogaster)
Head flattened out into "diamond/triangle" shape

Water Snake Comparison

Water Snake Comparison

Banded Water Snake on left
Yellow (Plain) Belly Water Snake in middle
Diamondback Water Snake on right

LOUISIANA SNAKES (MILDLY VENOMOUS)

Hognose (adult)

Hognose (adult)

(Heterodon platirhinos)

Hognose (juvenile)

Hognose (juvenile)

(Heterodon platirhinos)

Hognose Comparison

Hognose Comparison

Adult on the left
Juvenile on the right

Hognose

Hognose

(playing dead)

Hognose

Hognose

(Close up on rear fang)

LOUISIANA SNAKES (VENOMOUS)

Canebrake (Timber) Rattlesnake

Canebrake (Timber) Rattlesnake

(Crotalus horridus)
Hemotoxic Venom with Neurotoxic Properties
LD50: 1.64 mg
Venom Yield 75- 210 mg

Copperhead

Copperhead

(Agkistrodon contortrix)
Hemotoxic Venom
LD50: 10.9 mg
Venom Yield: 40 -75 mg

Coral Snake

Coral Snake

(Micrurus tener)
Neurotoxic Venom
LD50: .63 mg
Venom Yield: 20-30 mg

Pygmy Rattlesnake

Pygmy Rattlesnake

(Sistrurus miliarius streckeri)
Hemotoxic Venom
LD50: 2.8 mg/kg
Venom Yield: 12- 35 mg

Water Moccasins (Cottonmouths)

Water Moccasins (Cottonmouths)

(Agkistrodon piscivorus)
Hemotoxic Venom
LD50: 2.04 mg
Venom Yield: 80- 170 mg

Venomous Comparison

Venomous Comparison

Juvenile Water Moccasin (Cottonmouth) on top
Water Moccasin (Cottonmouth) in middle
Copperhead on bottom

BOAS (BOIDAE)

Brazilian Rainbow

Brazilian Rainbow

(Epicrates cenchria)

Inferno Boa

Inferno Boa

Nicaraguan Boa

Nicaraguan Boa

(Boa constrictor imperator)

Red Tail Boa

Red Tail Boa

Red Tail Boa

Red Tail Boa

Circle Back Boa

Circle Back Boa

COLUBRIDS (COLUBRIDAE)

Bull Snake

Bull Snake

(Pituophis catenifer sayi)

Corn Snake (Candy Cane)

Corn Snake (Candy Cane)

Corn Snake (Het Amelanistic)

Corn Snake (Het Amelanistic)

Corn Snake (Amelanistic)

Corn Snake (Amelanistic)

Corn Snake (Striped Creamsicle)

Corn Snake (Striped Creamsicle)

Corn Snake (Anerythrystic B)

Corn Snake (Anerythrystic B)

Black Rat Snake (Albino)

Black Rat Snake (Albino)

(Pantherophis obsoletus)

Black Rat Snake (Het Albino)

Black Rat Snake (Het Albino)

(Pantherophis obsoletus)

Black Rat Snake (Het Albino)

Black Rat Snake (Het Albino)

(Pantherophis obsoletus)

Everglades (Yellow) Rat Snake

Everglades (Yellow) Rat Snake

(Pantherophis alleghaniensis)

Grey Rat Snake

Grey Rat Snake

(Pantherophis spiloides)

Mandarin Rat Snake

Mandarin Rat Snake

(Euprepiophis mandarinus)

White Sided Rat Snake

White Sided Rat Snake

Rat Snake Mix (Unknown Genetics)

Rat Snake Mix (Unknown Genetics)

Rat Snake Mix (Unknown Genetics)

Rat Snake Mix (Unknown Genetics)

KING SNAKES (LAMPROPELTIS)

Apalachicola King Snake

Apalachicola King Snake

(Lampropeltis getula goini)

Arizona Mountain Kingsnake

Arizona Mountain Kingsnake

(Lampropeltis pyromelana)

California Kingsnake

California Kingsnake

(Lampropeltis californiae)

California Kingsnake (Striped)

California Kingsnake (Striped)

(Lampropeltis californiae)

Desert Kingsnake

Desert Kingsnake

(Lampropeltis splendida)

Florida Kingsnake

Florida Kingsnake

(Lampropeltis getula floridana)

Florida King (Blonde White)

Florida King (Blonde White)

(Lampropeltis getula floridana)

Florida King (Melanistic)

Florida King (Melanistic)

(Lampropeltis getula floridana)

Florida King (Melanistic)

Florida King (Melanistic)

(Lampropeltis getula floridana)

Mexican Black Kingsnake

Mexican Black Kingsnake

(Lampropeltis getula nigrita)

Nelson's Milk Snake (Albino)

Nelson's Milk Snake (Albino)

(Lampropeltis triangulum nelsoni)

Pueblan Milk Snake

Pueblan Milk Snake

(Lampropeltis triangulum campbelli)

Prairie Kingsnake

Prairie Kingsnake

(Lampropeltis calligaster)

Variable Kingsnake

Variable Kingsnake

(Lampropeltis mexicana thayeri)

PYTHONS (PYTHONIDAE)

Ball Pythons

Ball Pythons

(Python regius)

Burmese Python

Burmese Python

(Python bivittatus)

Burmese Python (Albino)

Burmese Python (Albino)

(Python bivittatus)

Burmese (Green)

Burmese (Green)

(Python bivittatus)

Carpet Python

Carpet Python

(Morelia spilota)

Carpet Python (Jungle)

Carpet Python (Jungle)

(Morelia spilota)

Reticulated Python

Reticulated Python

(Malayopython reticulatus)

VENOMOUS

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

(Crotalus adamanteus)
Hemotoxic Venom
LD50: 1.2 mg
Venom Yield: 200- 850 mg

Egyptian Cobra

Egyptian Cobra

(Naja haje)

Monocled Cobra

Monocled Cobra

(Naja kaouthia)

Neotropical Rattlesnakes

Neotropical Rattlesnakes

(Crotalus durissus)
LD50: 0.17 mg
Venom Yield: 20- 100 mg

Prairie Rattlesnake

Prairie Rattlesnake

(Crotalus viridis)

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

(Crotalus atrox)
Hemotoxic Venom
LD50: 2.2 mg
Venom Yield: 175- 600 mg

Wagler's Pit Vipers

Wagler's Pit Vipers

(Tropidolaemus wagleri)