Florida Snake Identification Key

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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.

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Your snake could be a Eastern Corn Snake, Pantherophis guttatus.

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Back has gray or brown with blotches; belly is not black and white checkerboard.

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Blotches are large squarish or irregular shaped markings, frequently with dark borders. Large rectangular blotches that cross the back resemble crossbands.

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