Storeria occipitomaculata obscura

Storeria occipitomaculata obscura

Storeria occipitomaculata obscura, Florida redbelly snake

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Storeria occipitomaculata obscura

Storeria occipitomaculata obscura, the Florida redbelly snake, is a subspecies of the redbelly snake that ranges from the northern peninsula to southern Florida. they are found in pinelands, bogs, marshes, ponds, and swamps. They will grow to be 8-10 inches with the largest being 16 inches. They look similar to the ring-necked snake because of the red belly and the ring around its neck. it is distinguished from them because the Florida redbelly snake has a stripe down its back and is brown while the ring-necked snake has no stripe and is gray.

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1. Storeria occipitomaculata obscura Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storeria_occipitomaculata_obscura

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