SERPENTES — Snakes

ESTABLISHED TAXA

COLUBRIDAE — Harmless Egg-laying Snakes
Glossy Snake Arizona elegans Kennicott (in Baird), 1859: 18 — SINC
North American Racer Coluber constrictor Linnaeus 1758
Prairie Kingsnake Lampropeltis calligaster (Harlan 1827)
Western Milksnake Lampropeltis gentilis (Baird and Girard 1853)
Speckled Kingsnake Lampropeltis holbrooki (Stejneger 1903)
Eastern Milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum (Lacepede, 1789)
Coachwhip Masticophis flagellum (Shaw 1802)
Rough Greensnake Opheodrys aestivus (Linnaeus 1766)
Smooth Greensnake Opheodrys vernalis (Harlan, 1827)
Great Plains Ratsnake Pantherophis emoryi (Baird & Girard 1853)
Western Ratsnake Pantherophis obsoletus (Say 1823)
Gophersnake Pituophis catenifer (Blainville 1835)
Long-nosed Snake Rhinocheilus lecontei Baird & Girard 1853 — SINC
Great Plains Groundsnake Sonora episcopa (Kennicott, in Baird 1859)
Flat-headed Snake Tantilla gracilis Baird & Girard 1853
Plains Black-headed Snake Tantilla nigriceps Kennicott 1860

CROTALIDAE — Pit Vipers
Eastern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix (Linnaeus, 1766)
Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon laticinctus (Gloyd & Conant 1934)
Northern Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus (Lacepede 1789)
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox Baird & Girard 1853 — Introduced
Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus Linnaeus, 1758 — SINC
Prairie Rattlesnake Crotalus viridis (Rafinesque 1818)
Western Massasauga Sistrurus tergeminus (Say 1823)

DIPSADIDAE — Harmless Rear-Fanged Snakes
Western Wormsnake Carphophis vermis (Kennicott [in Baird], 1859)
Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus (Linnaeus 1766)
Plains Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon nasicus Baird and Girard 1852 — SINC
Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos Latreille (in Sonnini and Latreille) 1801 — SINC
Chihuahuan Nightsnake Hypsiglena jani (Dugès 1865) — SINC

LEPTOTYPHLOPIDAE — Slender Blind Snakes
Texas Threadsnake Rena dulcis (Cope 1896) — Threatened

NATRICIDAE — Harmless Live-bearing Snakes
Rough Earthsnake Haldea striatula (Linnaeus 1766) — SINC
Plain-bellied Watersnake Nerodia erythrogaster (Forster 1771)
Diamond-backed Watersnake Nerodia rhombifer (Hallowell 1852)
Common Watersnake Nerodia sipedon (Linnaeus 1758)
Graham's Crayfish Snake Regina grahamii Baird & Girard 1853
Dekay's Brownsnake Storeria dekayi (Holbrook 1836)
Red-bellied Snake Storeria occipitomaculata (Storer 1839) — SINC
Checkered Gartersnake Thamnophis marcianus (Baird & Girard 1853) — Threatened
Western Ribbonsnake Thamnophis proximus (Say 1823)
Plains Gartersnake Thamnophis radix (Baird & Girard 1853)
Common Gartersnake Thamnophis sirtalis (Linnaeus 1758)
Lined Snake Tropidoclonion lineatum (Hallowell 1856)
Smooth Earthsnake Virginia valeriae Baird & Girard 1853 — SINC


NOT YET ESTABLISHED TAXA OF INTEREST

BOIDAE — Boas
Boa Constrictor Boa constrictor Linnaeus 1758 — Accidental

COLUBRIDAE — Harmless Egg-laying Snakes
Western Foxsnake Pantherophis ramspotti (Crother, White, Savage, Eckstut, Graham, and Gardner 2011) — Possible
Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucus

CROTALIDAE — Pit Vipers
Mojave Rattlesnake Crotalus scutulatus (Kennicott 1861) — Accidental
Pygmy Rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius (Linnaeus 1766) — Possible

NATRICIDAE — Harmless Live-bearing Snakes
Mississippi Green Watersnake Nerodia cyclopion (Dumeril, Bibron & Dumeril 1854)
Black-necked Gartersnake Thamnophis cyrtopsis (Kennicott 1860) — Questionable
Terrestrial Gartersnake Thamnophis elegans (Baird & Girard 1853) — Possible
Eastern Ribbonsnake Thamnophis saurita


EXTINCT TAXA (in prep)

BOIDAE — Boas
  Kansas Sand Boa Ogmophis pliocompactilis Holman, 1975
  Kansas Dwarf Boa Tregophis brevirachis Holman, 1975

CAPTORHINIDAE —
  Captorhinid Eureptile Euconcordia cunninghami Muller and Reisz, 2005

COLUBRIDAE — Harmless Egg-laying Snakes
  Kansas Racer Coluber plioagellus Wilson 1968
  Similar Milksnake Lampropeltis similis Holman 1964
  Kansas Foxsnake Pantherophis kansensis (Gilmore 1938)
  Wilson's Snake Texasophis wilsoni Holman 1984

DIPSADIDAE — Harmless Rear-Fanged Snakes
  Fox Canyon Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon plionasicus Peters 1953

NATRICIDAE — Harmless Live-bearing Snakes
  Hillman's Watersnake Nerodia hillmani (Wilson 1968)