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Lampropeltis elapsoides

Scarlet Milksnake

Unclear toxicity ??? Unclear dangerousness ref
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  • Length Adult

  • unknown
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • unknown ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Lampropeltis elapsoides  CENTRAL NAHUATL Tlapapalcoátl, CHOCTAW Sinti Pohkul, ENGLISH American Milk Snake, Chain Snake, Coral King Snake, Coral Snake, False Coral Snake, Garter Snake, House King Snake, King Snake, Lower California Milk Snake, Milk Snake, Molesnake, Osceloa's Snake, Painted Viper, Peninsula Banded King Snake, Peninsula King Snake, Red King Snake, San Lucan Milk Snake, Scarlet King Snake, Scarlet Kingsnake, Scarlet Milk Snake, Scarlet Milksnake, Thunder Snake, FINNISH Kuningaskäärmeet, FRENCH Couleuvre De Roi, Couleuvre éscarlate, GERMAN Königsnatter, Rote Königsnatter, Scharlach Königsnatter, PIMA BAJO Jejewakag, Jewakag, SPANISH Coralillo, Culebra Real, Falsa Coral, Falsa Serpiente De Coral, Rey De Las Serpientes, Serpiente De Leche, Serpiente Real, Serpiente Rey, SWEDISH Kungsnok, Mjölksnok, TOHONO O'ODHAM Jejewakag, Jewakag ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Colubridae

  • Colubrids
  • III. Subfamily Colubrinae

  • Colubrids
  • IV. Genus Lampropeltis

  • Kingsnakes
  • V. Species Lampropeltis elapsoides

  • Scarlet Milksnake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 3478
Look up complete taxonomic records of Lampropeltis elapsoides (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).