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Southeastern Crowned Snake

Southeastern Crowned Snake
Species Name:
Tantilla coronata
Not venomous

Common Name:
Southeastern Crowned Snake

Species Name:
Tantilla coronata

Non-Venomous

KSNPC status is: Unlisted

Appearance:

Adults reach about 1' in length. No distinctive markings other than the black or dark brown head and neck collar.

Notes:

Eats centipedes, termites and insect larvae. Lives in a variety of dry habitats under logs, rocks or other debris.

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