The long, slender orange-striped ribbonsnake is a type of gartersnake. Two wide, black stripes border a yellow or orange stripe down its back. Below the black stripes is a narrow yellow stripe. Often there is a yellow or orange spot on the black head. The belly is greenish or cream-colored, and it is unmarked. As with other gartersnakes, this species will secrete a foul-smelling musk from.
The black-striped snake is so named because, go figure, it is black and striped. Its stripes are brown. Indigo snakes are almost entirely black, but can have brownish markings around their head.
Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon) Brown Water Snake (Nerodia taxispilota) Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus) Pine Snake (Pituophis melanoleucus) Striped Crayfish Snake (Regina alleni) Glossy Crayfish Snake (Regina rigida) Queen Snake (Regina septemvittata) Pine Woods Snake (Rhadinaea flavilata) Black Swamp Snake (Seminatrix pygaea.
Mexican Black-headed Snake: Tantilla atriceps: Colubridae: Trans-Pecos Black-headed Snake: Tantilla cucullata: Colubridae: Flat-headed Snake: Tantilla gracilis: Colubridae: Smith's Black-headed Snake: Tantilla hobartsmithi: Colubridae: Plains Black-headed Snake: Tantilla nigriceps: Colubridae: Black-necked Gartersnake.
The eastern black racer grows fairly large, up to 73” long. Like the black rat snake, it is mostly black, but it has smooth scales. Young snakes are mottled grey-blue and brown. This snake may be more prone to striking if threatened, but this behavior is a bluff; it is non-venomous.
Orange-striped ribbonsnake Thamnophis proximus proximus. HARMLESS Description: This snake is closely related to the gartersnakes. It has three light-colored stripes that run the length of the body, with the mid-dorsal stripe being the most prominent. These stripes contrast greatly with its black body. This thin snake has heavily keeled scales, the belly is plain, and the anal plate is single.
The northern watersnake eats fish and amphibians, hunting for its prey along the water’s edge or underwater. It is an excellent swimmer and can be found up to three metres below the surface of the water and several kilometres from shore. Although this snake usually swallows small prey head first upon capture, it may carry large fish to shore before consuming them. The northern watersnake.
Or black with white stripes if you like to look at it that way. They're a sea snake, highly venomous, but only aggressive when provoked repeatedly. King snakes are also black and white, striped.