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Spilotes pullatus

Chicken Snake

Unclear toxicity ??? Unclear dangerousness ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 360 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • round (or oval) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Spilotes pullatus  BELIZE KRIOL ENGLISH Bocatura Clapansaya, Bocotora Clapansaya, Clapansaya, CHOL C'anjixil, Xbuc'utsu', DUTCH Hoenderslang, ENGLISH Angry Head Snake, Black And Yellow Rat Snake, Black Snake, Black Tiger, Chicken Eater, Chicken Snake, Clap And Sawyer, Common Tiger Rat Snake, Cribs Rat Snake, Ecuadorian Tiger Snake, Guiana Chicken Snake, Mexican Tiger Rat Snake, Mica, Monkey Snake, Northern Tiger Rat Snake, Oriole Snake, Rat Snake, Salipenter Snake, Serpent Rat Cainama, South American Rat Snake, South American Tiger Snake, Southern Tiger Rat Snake, Spotted Rat Snake, Thunder And Lightning Snake, Tiger Rat Snake, Tiger Snake, Tiger Tree Snake, Tropical Chicken Snake, Tropical Rat Snake, Tropical Tree Snake, Widow, Yellow And Black Rat Snake, Yellow Rat Snake, Yellow Spotted Rat Snake, Yellow Tiger Rat Snake, FRENCH Nacanina Hu, Nacanina Noir, Serpent Des Poulaillers, GALIBI CARIB Selewai Okoyu, GERMAN Fleckennatter, Hühnerfresser, Kurzschwanznatter, GUARANI Cainana, Caniná, Mica Collareja, ñaca Niná Hu, ñacanina Hú, Yacaniná, LACANDON Chair, MíSKITO Aiwahkru, PORTUGUESE Arabóia, Caninana, Caninana Goze, Caninana Grande, Caninana Preta, Caninana Preta Meridional, Cobra Caninana, Cobra Tigre, Grande Caninana Preta, Jacanina, Papa Ovo, Papa Pinto, Papa Pinto De Papa Amarelo, Serpente Arborícola, SPANISH Azatodora, Azotadora, Cainana, Canastera, Caninana, Caninaña Amarilla, Caninaña Amarillo, Cazadora, Chichicua, Chirrionera, Clibo, Cobra Tigre, Cribo, Cribo Noirainana, Culebra, Culebra Mica, Culebra Mico, Culebra Voladora, El Tigre, Iguana Machaco, Iguana Machacuy, Iguana Macho, Iguna Machacuy, Lanza, Limpia Campo, Lomo De Machute, Mica, Petaquera, Sobrecama, Tigra, Tigra Cazadora, Tigre, Tigrera, Tigro, Toche, Voladora, Voladora Neotropical, Voladora Tigre, Voladora Tropical, SRANAN TONGO Sapakaraslang, Sapakarasneki, TRINIDADIAN CREOLE ENGLISH Clibo, Cribo, Cribo Noir, Tigrel, TUPí Acaninan'a, Araboia, Cainana, Caniná, Caninana, ULWA Zumbadora Snake, UNCODED LANGUAGES Spapkaa Sineki, Toctsánay, Xochitl, UNDETERMINED LANGUAGE Faninga, Paucar Machaco, Puenku, Tocha ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Colubridae

  • Colubrids
  • III. Subfamily Colubrinae

  • Colubrids
  • IV. Genus Spilotes

  • Chicken Snakes
  • V. Species Spilotes pullatus

  • Chicken snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 2193
Look up complete taxonomic records of Spilotes pullatus (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).