Sharptail Snake

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

Sharptail snake (Contia tenuis) Potential Distribution Map * Resource Identifier: More

created for the Sharptail snake (Contia tenuis) within Oregon. This species taxonomy is defined as: ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN) is 174220: belonging in the order of Lizards and snakes (Squamata) and family of Colubrid snakes (Colubridae). More

The Sharptail 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

The Sharptail Snake, and other slender, rear-fanged snakes, which were included within the Family Colubridae, have recently been placed in the Family Dipsadidae. Description The Sharptail Snake is reddish brown to gray in colour, with distinctive black and whitish crossbars on the belly. More

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Sharptail snake, dozens of species are shown in beautifully draw detail. Anatomy, behavior, reproduction, and geographic distribution are included in the engaging text. Despite their reputation, this book explains how Snakes are an essential component of the web of life. More

Upper body view of sharptail snake eel clearly showing yellow spots on grey brown body. More

Sharptail Snakes are secretive denizens of damp, lowland forests, where they inhabit old, down rotting logs, which in turn contribute to forest ecosystem biodiversity and productivity by serving as a source of organic matter. More

The Sharptail Snake is found in (but not necessarily limited to) the United States of America. It is both a carnivore and an omnivore. In general, species from the squamata order are spread throughout the world. More

Sharptail Snake ( Contia tenuis ) = Discount Pet Supplies at Sharptail Snake | Contia tenuis photo Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis) Photograph by Steve Ryan. Some rights reserved. More

Common names

Doornstaartslang in Dutch - Nederlands
Dornschwanzschlange in English - English
Dornschwanzschlange in German - Deutsch
sharp-tailed snake in English - English
Sharptail Snake in English - English

Picture of Contia tenuis has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
Original source: Flickr
Author: Ken-ichi Ueda
Permission: Some rights reserved
Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Contia
Species : Contia tenuis
Authority : BAIRD & GIRARD 1852