Eastern garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis). 18 to 26 inches, stripped like an old fashioned men’s sock garter. Red-bellied snake (Storeria occipitomaculata) is 8 to 10 inches in length, brown on top, red underneath. Being an aquatic snake, they inhabit just about every type of aquatic habitat including lakes, ponds, streams, rivers and … This under-color is uniform and unmarked. Northern red-bellied snake This snake is aptly named for its distinguishable red belly. Occasionally found in upland areas. Found in a wide variety of habitats. Gravid female found under a rock in an old-field. As its name declares, the Northern Red-Bellied Snake's belly is red or red-orange. The red-bellied snake or redbelly snake (Storeria occipitomaculata) is an non-venomous snake endemic to North America belonging to the Colubridae family. Some may bite, but none of Maine's nine known snake species are venomous. Their venom is comprised of powerful neurotoxins and myotoxins that produce a hemolytic effect on their victim's bloodstream. Except in the very darkest specimens there are 4 stripes along the back, slightly darker than the ground color. Red bellied Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata) Dekay’s Brownsnake (Storeria dekayi) Florida Brownsnake (Storeria victa) All three grow small, around a foot in length, and they are reasonably habitat adaptable. Averaging around 1.25 m (4 ft 1 in) in length, it has glossy black upperparts, bright red … Occasionally a person may see a specimen that is almost completely black. Captured along a creek on a rainy afternoon ... Islesboro Island, Maine - August 2004. Although the Red-Bellied Black Snake didn't make the top 10 list for deadliest snakes, it is regularly classified as one of the world's most dangerous snakes due to its potent venom. Maine Herpetological Society: Send us pictures of your (legal) captive animals and native herps. The red bellied water snake which is a subspecies of the plain bellied water snake occurs throughout most of Georgia and has a plain belly that is usually reddish orange. The red-bellied snake is reptile with a length of between 7.75 and 16 inches (20-40.5 cm) that is most common to North America. The red-bellied black snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus) is a species of venomous snake in the family Elapidae.The species is indigenous to Australia.Originally described by George Shaw in 1794 as a species new to science, it is one of eastern Australia's most commonly encountered snakes. It can be found in the bogs, mountains, and woodlands of the most southern points of Canada, and in the U.S.A. from Maine to Minnesota, and Texas to Florida. Brownsnakes even adapt to city life. Northern Redbellied Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata) Oconee Co., GA - September 2003. Islesboro Island, Maine - August 2004. 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