Striped crayfish snake

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

Regina alleni (Garman, 1874), the Striped crayfish snake, is a North American snake that derives its common name from its principal prey, crayfish. This snake is also called the Striped swamp snake. More

Striped crayfish snake (Regina alleni) Potential Distribution Map * Resource Identifier: More

the Striped Crayfish Snake, which eats only crayfish—specialize in one particular food. Many reptiles eat other animals, from insects and slugs to mammals like mice and rabbits. A small number of reptile species eat only plants. More

the Striped Crayfish Snake is black only on the very top and tan on the side and underside; the Eastern Mud Snake is a coral color with dark splotches on the underside and chin Other common names: Southern Black Racer - More

Image of striped crayfish snake's head Side view of striped crayfish snake's head. Rick Owen photo. More

The Striped Crayfish Snake is a brown snake with three visible darker stripes. It reaches a length of 14-20 inches with a record of 26 inches. Its lower side is lighter than the rest of its body and it head appears very small. More

Habitat: The Striped Crayfish Snake is found in a variety of aquatic habitats included marshes, canals, shallow lakes and ponds, and bogs. Food: Crayfish. More

Striped Crayfish Snake is restricted to peninsular Florida in contrast to the Mississippi drainage range of Graham's Crayfish Snake. Regina rigida The Glossy Crayfish Water Snake has a shiny or glossy appearance. More

The Striped crayfish snake is highly aquatic and inhabits... Click to show "Striped crayfish snake" result 18 600 x 450 53 kb Rainey Slough, Glades Co. More

The striped crayfish snake, Regina alleni, is almost completely aquatic, but is sometimes seen crossing the dikes during the day in early spring, or in the summer after dark. More

Striped Crayfish Snake Regina alleni Locally Common The crayfish snake is dark and shiny with stripes slightly lighter than the background. It is found primarily in swamps, marshes, and flooded pasture areas off the ridge where it preys extensively on, you guessed it, crayfish. More

Range and Habitat: The Striped Crayfish Snake is most common in peninsular Florida and has only recently been found in a few locations in extreme southern Georgia . More

The Striped Crayfish 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

striped crayfish snake in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Regina
Species : Regina alleni
Authority : GARMAN 1874