Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)


Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi) Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Orange Co., NC
2 Nov 2012
Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi) Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Orange Co., NC
2 Nov 2012

Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi) Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Orange Co., NC
16 May 2009

As seen in this individual, typical Brown Snakes have a pale stripe down the back flanked by dark spots. Note, too, the dark pattern on the head.

Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi) Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Orange Co., NC
16 May 2009

Founds statewide in North Carolina, Brown Snakes are most commonly encountered under debris in yards.

Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi) Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Orange Co., NC
16 May 2009

Brown Snakes do not bite when handled and adults are fairly small, only reaching about 18 inches in length.


Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Rougemont, Orange Co., NC
16 May 2017
Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Rougemont, Orange Co., NC
16 May 2017

Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)
Rougemont, Orange Co., NC
16 May 2017

Cryptically colored to blend in with this Leopard Slug ;-)



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