Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides
  • Average size: 14-20 inches; Record 27 inches.  Young are about 5
    inches at birth.
  • Range:  Throughout Florida.
  • Diet:  Small snakes and lizards, earthworms, baby mice and small fish.
  • Status:  Common in some areas.  Very secretive, hides under bark,
    logs, etc.  Seen mainly at night or after heavy rains.  Can be found in
    woodland habitats, especially pine.

Scarlet Kingsnake
Florida Backyard Snakes