Black-striped Snake

The Black-striped Snake is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Black-striped Snake (Simoselaps calonotus) is a species of snake in the Elapidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Simoselaps. It is endemic to Australia. More

Black-striped Snake; Boas: (1) Boas, (2) Boa Constrictor (3) Common Boa Constrictor, (4) Boa Constrictor; ... Nearctica - Checklist of the Snakes of North America: Coniophanes BLACK-STRIPED SNAKES. C. imperialis Black-striped Snake. Contia SHARPTAIL SNAKE. C. tenuis Sharptail Snake. Crotalus RATTLESNAKES. ... More

zaocys, the non-toxic black-striped snake (wushaoshe) was described in Yao Xing Ben Cao by Zhen Quan (ca. 600 A.D.), and the toxic white-patterned pit viper, agkistrodon (A. acutus, baihuashe or qishe) was described in Kai Bao Ben Cao by Mai Zhi in 973 A.D. More

Range (see map on left): The Black-striped Snake is a tropical species entering the United States in extreme southeastern Texas near Brownsville. Habitat: This species is found in dry, coastal brushy areas. Food: Small rodents, frogs, lizards, and snakes. More

Tamaulipan Black-striped Snake - Coniophanes imperialis imperialis Coniophanes imperialis imperialis from Cameron Co. More

The Black-striped Snake is from the order Squamata. Species from this order are amphisbaenians, lizards or snakes. There are over 6,000 living species belonging to the squamata order - it is the largest order of all reptiles. More

Common names

Black-striped Snake in English - English
Culebra rayas negras in Spanish - espaƱol
imperialis: Tamaulipan Black-striped Snake in English - English
regal black-striped snake in English - English
Tamaulipan Black-striped Snake in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Coniophanes
Species : Coniophanes imperialis
Authority : BAIRD 1859