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Wild About Illinois Snakes! - Family Natricidae

Click on the name of the snake for more information about the species.

Kirtland’s snake (Clonophis kirtlandii) [state threatened]
Photo © Scott Ballard

 

Mississippi green watersnake (Nerodia cyclopion) [state threatened]
Photo © Scott Ballard

 

plain-bellied watersnake (Nerodia erythrogaster)
Photo © Scott Ballard

 

southern watersnake (Nerodia fasciata) [state endangered]
Photo © Brad M. Glorioso

 

diamond-backed watersnake (Nerodia rhombifer)
Photo © Brad M. Glorioso

 


common watersnake (Nerodia sipedon)
Photo © Brad M. Glorioso

 

Graham’s crayfish snake (Regina grahamii)
Photo © Brad M. Glorioso

 

queensnake (Regina septemvittata)
Photo © Illinois Department of Natural Resources

 
Photo © Scott Ballard
 
Photo © Scott Ballard
 
Photo © Scott Ballard
 
 
Photo © Scott Ballard
 
 
Photo © Scott Ballard
 
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Photo © Scott Ballard
 
 
Photo © Scott Ballard
 
 
Photo © Scott Ballard
 

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