Common Name Rough Green Snake
 Scientific Name Opheodrys aestivus
 Total Body Length 116cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 6
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE 
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Queen Snake
 Scientific Name Regina septemvittata 
 Total Body Length 92cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 11
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NE, SE
 Notes  

 

 Common Name DeKay's Brown Snake
 Scientific Name Storeria dekayi 
 Total Body Length 53cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 13
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Red-bellied Snake
 Scientific Name Storeria occipitomaculata
 Total Body Length 41cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 8
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Common Ribbon Snake
 Scientific Name Thamnophis sauritus
 Total Body Length 102cm
 Reproduction live 
 Number of Offspring 11
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NE, SE, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Common Garter Snake
 Scientific Name Thamnophis sirtalis
 Total Body Length 137cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 27
 Venom Mildly Venomous 
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada 
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Smooth Earth Snake
 Scientific Name Virginia valeriae
 Total Body Length 39cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 7
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE
 Notes  

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