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Eastern Yellow Bellied Racer

The Eastern Yellow Bellied Racer is a North American reptile that is non-poisonous and belongs to the colubrid snake family.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylu Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Sauropsida
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Colubridae
    Subfamily Colubrinae
    Genus Coluber
    Species C. constrictor
    Subspecies C. c. flaviventris
    Scientific Name Coluber constrictor flaviventris

    Other Names Eastern Yellow-Bellied Racer
    Length Up to 1.5 metres (60 inches)
    Coloration Light to dark gray, having lighter spots all over the body, with the ventral side being yellow
    Distribution In the USA, in the regions of Montana, North Dakota; in the eastern parts of Iowa, southern parts of Texas, and SW Louisiana
    Habitat Fields, grasslands, brushy prairie areas, open woodlands
    Diet Lizards, frogs and rodents
    Venom Fact Nonvenomous
    Clutch Size 3-32 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)

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    Published on April 18th 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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