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Tantilla coronata

Southeastern Crowned Snake

Venomous ?💀? Unclear dangerousness ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 33 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 7.6 cm ref
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Tantilla coronata  ENGLISH Appalachian Crowned Snake, Black Head Snake, Centipede Snake, Crown Snake, Crowned Snake, Crowned Tantilla, Eastern Backfanged Snake, Flat Head Snake, Florida Black Head Snake, Florida Crowned Snake, Ground Snake, Southeastern Black Head Snake, Southeastern Centipede Snake, Southeastern Crowned Snake, Southern Appalachian Black Heaed Snake, Tantilla, Tantilla Snake, Wagner's Crowned Snake, Wagner's Miter Snake, GERMAN Gekrönte Schwarzkopfschlange, Schwarzkopfnatter, PORTUGUESE Cabeça Preta Serrana, SPANISH Culebra Cienpiés ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Colubridae

  • Colubrids
  • III. Subfamily Colubrinae

  • Colubrids
  • IV. Genus Tantilla

  • Centipede snakes
  • V. Species Tantilla coronata

  • Southeastern Crowned Snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 2224
Look up complete taxonomic records of Tantilla coronata (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).