Eastern Ribbon Snake

Thamnophis sauritus
  • 45.7-66 cm;
    record 96.5 cm
  • Stripe on scale rows three and four
  • black with three yellow stripes
  • lateral stripes on scales rows 3 and 4
  • distinct white half-moon spot in front of eye
  • may have brown colour along each side of belly
  • belly yellow-green
  • scales keeled; anal scale single
  • gives birth to live young