Snakes

Classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Subphylum: Vertebrata

Superclass: Tetrapoda

Class: Reptilia (Sauropsida)

Order: Squamata approximately 7,900 species

Suborder: Serpentes (Snakes)

 

Total: approximately 2,700 snake species in the world

Total: 42 species in Alabama

Total: 65 species and sub species in Alabama

 

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Harmless Egg-Laying Snakes

Family: Colubridae

Subfamily: Colubrinae

approximately 1827 Colubridae species in the world

approximately 650 Colubrinae species in the world - 21 in Alabama

 

Coral Snake

Family: Elapidae

Subfamily: Elapinae

approximately 231 Elapidae species in the world

approximately 130 Elapinae species in the world - 1 in Alabama

Harmless Live-Bearing Snakes

Family: Colubridae

Subfamily: Natricinae

approximately 1827 Colubridae species in the world

approximately 195 Natricinae species in the world - 17 in Alabama

Pitvipers

Family: Viperidae

Subfamily: Crotalinae

approximately 259 Viperidae species in the world

approximately 155 Crotalinae species in the world - 10 in Alabama

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Harmless Rear-Fanged Snakes

Family: Colubridae

Subfamily: Xenodontinae

approximately 1827 Colubridae species in the world

approximately 450 Xenodontinae species in the world - 5 in Alabama

 

 

 

 

 

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