Pine Woods Snake
Rhadinaea flavilata

Family: Dipsadidae - Slender Rear-fanged Snakes

Typical Adult Size: 10 to 13 inches

Reproduction: egg laying

Eye Pupil: round

Dorsal Scales: smooth

Anal Scale: divided

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Although this small species has small rear fangs and a mild venom, it is considered harmless to humans.

The Pine Woods Snake has a limited range in South Carolina and is very secretive. Adults range from 10 to 13 inches. These snakes lay eggs.

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July 07, 2009
Contact: South Carolina Reptiles and Amphibians