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scarlet2.jpg (36287 bytes)  Ouachita Parish  Photo: Mike Monlezun

scarlet1.jpg (65749 bytes)  Ouachita Parish  Photo: Mike Monlezun

scarlet3.jpg (58485 bytes)  Ouachita Parish  Photo: Mike Monlezun

scarlet4.jpg (64547 bytes)   Ouachita Parish  Illustrates the plain belly.  Photo: Mike Monlezun

Common name: Northern Scarlet Snake
Generic name: Cemophora coccinea copei (Blumenbach)
Adult length: 14 - 20 inches; Record 32"                                                                                                                Complete range: Extreme southern Delaware to the Florida panhandle, west to Louisiana, eastern Oklahoma and extreme eastern Texas.
see RANGE MAP for range in Louisiana

 
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