Category: Lampropeltis elapsoides

Hail to the Scarlet King, Baby; 15 June 2017

Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake; aka Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides; Volusia county, Florida (15 June 2017). The Scarlet kingsnake, Lampropeltis elapsoides, is one of three native species in Florida to feature a strong ring-pattern of reds, yellows, and blacks — though not necessarily in that…

The Scarlet Kingsnake, 08 May 2018

Lampropeltis elapsoides,┬áthe Scarlet kingsnake, (Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides); Volusia county, Florida (08 May 2018). The Scarlet kingsnake, Lampropeltis elapsoides, is a tri-colored, non-venomous species often confused with the venomous Coral snake (Micrurus fulvius). You’ve probably heard some variant of the rhyme before: Red on yellow,…