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Lampropeltis triangulum

Eastern Milksnake

Unclear toxicity ??? Unclear dangerousness ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 200 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 14 to 20 cm ref
  • Reproduction

  • oviparous ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • round (or oval) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Lampropeltis triangulum  CAJUN FRENCH Serpent Roi, CENTRAL NAHUATL Tlapapalcoátl, CHOCTAW Sinti Pohkul, CZECH Korálovka Sedlatá, ENGLISH American Milk Snake, Banded Milk Snake, Barn Snake, Bastard Snake, Bead And Coral, Blanchard's Red King Snake, Calico Snake, California Mountain King Snake, Candy Cane Snake, Chain Snake, Checkered Adder, Checkered Snake, Checquered Adder, Checquered Snake, Chequered Adder, Chicken Snake, Coastal Plain Milk Snake, Common Milk Snake, Cope's Milk Snake, Coral King Snake, Coral Snake, Corn Snake, Cornsnake, Cow Sucker, East Shore Milk Snake, Eastern Milk Snake, Eastern Milksnake, False Coral Snake, Garter Snake, Highland Adder, Horn Snake, House King Snake, House Moccasin, House Snake, King Snake, Leopard Spotted Snake, Louisiana Milk Snake, Lower California Milk Snake, Lower Mississippi Valley Milk Snake, Magpie Snake, Mexican King Snake, Milk Snake, Milk Snake House Snake, Milk Sucker, Mississippi Valley Milk Snake, Molesnake, Northern Milk Snake, Northern Scarlet King Snake, Osceola Snake, Painted King Snake, Painted Viper, Peninsula Banded King Snake, Peninsula King Snake, Pilot, Pinchincha Milk Snake, Red Adder, Red King Snake, Red Milk Snake, Red Snake, Ring Banded Snake, Ringed King Snake, Sachem Snake, San Lucan Milk Snake, Sand King, Scarlet House Snake, Scarlet King Snake, Scarlet Milk Snake, Scarlet Snake, Spotted Adder, Thunder And Lightning Snake, Thunder Snake, Tri Color Milk Snake, Tropical King Snake, Tropical Kingsnake, Tropical Milk Snake, Virginia Red King Snake, Virginia Red Snake, FINNISH Kuningaskäärmeet, FRENCH Couleuvre Cerelée, Couleuvre De Roi, Couleuvre Tachetée, GERMAN Dreiecksnatter, Königsnatter, Milchschlange, Östliche Dreiecksnatter, Rote Dreiecksnatter, Rote Königsnatter, Rote Milchschlange, HUNGARIAN Vörös Kírálykígyó, LACANDON Kuyun Kan, OJITLáN CHINANTEC Møh Hmóng, PIMA BAJO Jejewakag, Jewakag, PORTUGUESE Falsa Coral, SENECA Háwihsôt, SPANISH Coral, Coral Falsa, Coralillo, Coralillo Falsa, Corallilo, Culebra Pintada, Culebra Real, Culebra Real Escarlata, Falsa Coral, Falsa Coral De Pichincha, Falsa Coral De Tres Anillos, Falsa Coral Rojo, Falsa Coralilla, Falsa Serpiente De Coral, Rey De Las Serpientes, Serpiente De Leche, Serpiente De Leche Mejicana, Serpiente Real, Serpiente Rey, Serpiente Sobrecama, 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 triangulum

  • Eastern milksnake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 1911
Look up complete taxonomic records of Lampropeltis triangulum (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).