Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/54421

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Colubridae
Genus:Pituophis
Genus species:Pituophis melanaleucus

Animal Characteristics

Identification:The pine snake has keeled dorsal scales and a short head. It also has dark rhomboids on a lighter body, forming stripes on the front part of the snake.
Habitat:Pine forests
Diet:Carnivore: small mammals, birds, eggs
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:The taxonomic status of many forms of the pine snake are in question.

Other Information

Geographic:Central North America
Southern North America
Date:1972-01 Subjects:Pine snake (unidentified)
herptile
reptile
Pine snake
Pituophis
Colubridae
Snakes
Squamata
Reptiles
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/54421