Florida Snake Identification Key
Select the box below that is the closest match to your snake:
Back is yellow or reddish-orange with black-edged reddish blotches down middle, alternating with smaller blotches on side; belly is black and white checkerboard.
Your snake could be a Eastern Corn Snake, Pantherophis guttatus.
Back has gray or brown with blotches; belly is not black and white checkerboard.
Blotches are large squarish or irregular shaped markings, frequently with dark borders. Large rectangular blotches that cross the back resemble crossbands.