Common Name Copperhead
 Scientific Name Agkistrodon contortrix
 Maximum Body Length 135cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 7
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Cottonmouth
 Scientific Name Agkistrodon piscivorus
 Maximum Body Length 189cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 7
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution MW, S, NE, SE
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Glossy Snake
 Scientific Name Arizona elegans
 Total Body Length 178cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 9
 Venom Non-venomous 
 Distribution SW, MW, S
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Trans-Pecos Rat Snake
 Scientific Name Bogerthophis subocularis
 Maximum Body Length 170cm 
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution SW, S
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Western Worm Snake
 Scientific Name Carphophis vermis 
 Total Body Length 39cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution S, MW, SE, NE
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Scarlet Snake
 Scientific Name Cemophora coccinea
 Total Body Length 83cm
 Reproduction Eggs 
 Number of Offspring 5
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution  S, MW, SE, NE
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Racer
 Scientific Name Coluber constrictor
 Total Body Length 191cm
 Reproduction Eggs 
 Number of Offspring 14
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Regal Black-striped Snake
 Scientific Name Coniophanes imperialis
 Total Body Length 51cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 4
 Venom Mildly Venomous
 Distribution S
 Notes Found in the south of Texas. 

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