Tantilla nigriceps

Plains Blackhead Snake

Venomous ?💀? Unclear dangerousness ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 42.3 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 10 to 12.8 cm ref
  • Weight Range

  • ??? gr - 10 gr ref
  • Pupil Shape

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  • Dentition Type

  • rear fangs ref
  • Teeth/Fang Length

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Altitude range

Vertical distribution

??? to ??? meter above sea level ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Tantilla nigriceps (not specific) 0 ENGLISH Plains Black headed Snake, Plains Blackhead Snake, Plains Centipede Snake

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 nigriceps

  • Plains Blackhead Snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 2244
Complete taxonomy of Tantilla nigriceps at The Reptile Database.