Prairie King Snake

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

My prairie king snake hasn't moved in days, except to occasionally change positions. He is also a darker color and looks an awful lot like he's going to molt, but he hasn't molted yet. More

Prairie King Snake, Lampropeltis calligaster Western Pygmy Rattlesnake, Sistrurus miliarius streckeri Hopi Rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis nuntius Kenyan Sand Boa, Gonglyophis colubrinus Rough-scaled Sand Boa, Gonglyophis conicus Ornate Cantil, Agkistrodon taylori More

the rat snake - and the prairie king snake above all of them. More

most of its scales, the prairie king snake which has similar markings as a copperhead, and the red milk snake which sometimes gets confused with a coral snake. King snakes and venomous snakes don More

Prairie King Snake (Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster). A grassland resident, this kingsnake may be troublesome to identify because of its resemblance to (especially) the Southwestern rat snake. More

He pulled out a Prairie King Snake (Lampropeltis calligaster). Amazingly it was the first one of the trip. It was a nice addition, and a nice way to close out this section of the trip. Part Two, Meeting up with the Kansas guys. More

nice Prairie King Snake (Lampropeltis calligaster). It didn't want to pose for photos, and we didn't spend a lot of time trying to get it to cooperate. More

The Prairie King Snake (Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster) uses three types of movement, like any other snake. It achieves lateral undulation, rectilinear motion, and concertina motion. More

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Common names

Prairie King Snake in English - English
prairie kingsnake in English - English
rhombomaculata: Mole Kingsnake in English - English
Yellow-bellied Kingsnake in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Lampropeltis
Species : Lampropeltis calligaster
Authority : HARLAN 1827