Rainbow snake

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

Description: The rainbow snake is a large (up to 66 in More

(Redirected from Rainbow snake)Jump to: navigation, searchThis article is about an Australian Aboriginal mythological figure. For the aquatic snake found in the southeastern United States, see Farancia erytrogramma. For the Australian music festival, see Rainbow Serpent Festival. More

Habitat: The Rainbow Snake is semi-aquatic and is found along the sandy shores of streams, rivers, swamps, and marshes. Food: Primarily eels, but younger individuals also hunt salamanders and tadpoles. More

My only natural encounter with a living Rainbow Snake was on the Edisto River in Colleton County. My wife and I were canoeing on the river. It was late April 1996 and the river was out of its banks in most locations. The current was swift, but the water was clear. More

"The belief in the Rainbow Snake, a personification of fertility, increase (richness in propoagation of plants and animals) and rain, is common throughout Australia. It is a creator of human beings, having life-giving powers that send conception spirits to all the waterholes. More

Rainbow Snake perhaps most extraordinary, for it is found in nearly every tribe – it is almost universal to aborigine thought. More

source of food for the rainbow snake is the American eel, which lives in fresh water, but must return to the sea to spawn. Damming of waterways typically restricts the seasonal migration of eels, reducing the rainbow snake’s food supply upstream from dams. More

makes the Rainbow Snake one of the oldest religious symbols. It still is popular today. - Drawing: Gabi K., Percy Julian MS Text: Courtney W., Percy Julian MS Background: Christine, Santan JHS Citation: "RAINBOW-SNAKE. More

rainbow snake gets its name from the iridescent sheen of shiny scales. The belly is yellow with two rows of prominent black spots. A third row of black spots may run down the center of the belly in some individuals. More

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Rainbow Snakes have smooth, glossy bluish-black back scales, with three red stripes. They have short tails, with a spiny tip which they sometimes use as a probe. Adults may show yellow coloration along the sides and on the head. More

The old men were horrified and explained that the Rainbow Snake was one of the Dreamtime creatures who had shaped the earth. In the beginning the earth was flat, a vast barren plain. More

South Florida Rainbow Snake, Eel Moccasin Image of South Florida Rainbow Snake Color pattern of back (left) and belly and throat (right). F. Wayne King photos. Scientific name: Farancia erytrogramma seminola Description: Record size is 51. More

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RAINBOW SNAKE (Rainbow Serpent) is an almost ubiquitous but elusive mythological figure throughout the Australian continent. To A. R. Radcliffe-Brown (1930), the Rainbow Snake was "perhaps the most important nature-deity, … the most... More

* If doing the rainbow snake, glue Rayna together in Rainbow color order - Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet - with the head at the front and the rattler at the back. More

Rainbow Snake, Eel Moccasin Image of Rainbow SnakeImage of Rainbow Snake Adult dorsal color (left), notice the iridescent reflections; belly color (right). Kenneth L. Krysko photos. More

Common names

erytrogramma in English - English
rainbow snake in English - English
Regenbogennatter in German - Deutsch

Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Farancia
Species : Farancia erytrogramma