Common Krait

Common Krait

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Elapidae Genus:        Bungarus Species:        B. caeruleus Binomial name:        Bungarus caeruleus The Common Krait Bungarus Caeruleus is a genus of highly venomous snakes. You can see Kraits in the jungles and nearby areas of … Read more

California King Snake

California King Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Colubridae Genus:        Lampropeltis Species:        L. getula Subspecies:        L. g. californiae Trinomial name:        Lampropeltis getula californiae The California King Snake, which belongs to the Colubridae family is known to be non-venomous in nature. … Read more

California Red Sided Garter

California Red Sided Garter

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Colubridae Subfamily:        Natricinae Genus:        Thamnophis If you are looking for the most beautiful and strikingly colorful garter snakes,  the California Red-Sided Garter Snake could be just the snake for you. These snakes belong to … Read more

Bushmaster

Bushmaster

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Viperidae Subfamily:        Crotalinae Genus:        Lachesis Bushmaster Snake belongs to the Bushmaster Genus Lachesis.  They are the longest venomous snakes in the American continent belonging to the family of pit vipers. We can find them in … Read more

Bull Snakes

Bull Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Colubridae Subfamily:        Colubrinae Genus:        Pituophis Species:        P. Catenifer Subspecies:        P. c. Sayi Trinomial name:        Pituophis catenifer sayi Bull Snakes are biologically named Pituophis Catenifer Sayi. It is a very big non … Read more

Brown Tree Snake

Brown Tree Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Colubridae Genus:        Boiga Species:        B. irregularis Binomial name:        Boiga irregularis This Brown Tree Snake, a tree-dwelling snake Boiga irregularis with fangs on the rear, is the largest family of snakes. Their habitat lies … Read more

Brown Water Snake

Brown Water Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Colubridae Subfamily:        Natricinae Genus:        Nerodia Species:       N. taxispilota Binomial name:        Nerodia taxispilota The Brown Water Snake Nerodia Taxispilota is a big variety of Natricinae snakes that is widespread in the Southeast province … Read more

Bothrops Asper

Bothrops Asper

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Viperidae Subfamily:        Crotalinae Genus:        Bothrops Species:        B. asper Binomial name:        Bothrops asper Bothrops Asper is the name of a highly venomous pit viper species commonly found in regions ranging from Southern Mexico … Read more

Boa Snake

Boa Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Boidae Subfamily:        Boinae Genus:        Boa Species:        B. constrictor Binomial name:        Boa constrictor The Boa Constrictor is a heavy-bodied snake and a huge figure at that. It is associated with the Boidae family. … Read more

Blue Racer Snake

Blue Racer Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Colubridae Subfamily:        Colubrinae Genus:        Coluber Species:        C. constrictor Binomial name:        Coluber constrictor Coluber constrictor foxii is a sub-category of a non-venomous snake group, Coluber constrictor. They are also known as the eastern … Read more

Blind Snake

Blind Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Serpentes Family:        Typhlopidae Genus:        Ramphotyphlops Species:        R. braminus Binomial name:        Ramphotyphlops braminus The species of the snake Ramphotyphlops Braminus are harmless blind snakes found mainly in African and Asian continents. These snake species have been … Read more

Black Rat Snake

Black Rat Snake

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:        Colubridae Genus:        Elaphe Species:        Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta The biggest snake found in Virginia is The Black rat snake, Elaphe obsoleta obsolete. The length of this full-grown snake is 8ft. These black snakes are often seen in the … Read more