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 Photos sourced by Lou Reading, John Andermann & Sue Knight

The Grey Ratsnake, Pantherophis obsoletus spiloides has been recorded from the following North American States:

Alabama (AL)
Florida (FL)
Georgia (GA)

Common Names: Grey Ratsnake
Scientific Name: Pantherophis obsoletus spiloides (DUMERIL, BIBRON & DUMERIL, 1854)
Ventrals: 227-258
Subcaudals: 70-92
Mid Dorsal: 25-27
Adult Pattern: 23-36 Saddles
Juvenile Pattern: 23-36 Saddles
Tongue: Black / Dark Brown
Iris: Sivery Grey / Dark Grey
Av.Adult Length: 90-180cm
Av.Hatch Length: 25-35cm

ALABAMA (AL)    
 
 
Western Etowah County, Alabama.
Crossing rural road. Approx 5 foot
Photo Credit: Jim Stewart.
Five Points, Alabama
Photo Credit: Joseph Marsden
 
FLORIDA (FL)
   
Liberty County, Florida.
Photo Credit: Ritchie King
Liberty County, Florida.
Photo Credit: Ritchie King
Tallahassee, FL
Photo Credit: David Mozzoni
     
*1Cottondale cave Jackson Co FL. (White Oak)
Photo Credit: Alan Cressler
*1Cottondale cave Jackson Co FL. (White Oak)
Photo Credit: Alan Cressler
 
GEORGIA (GA)
   
 
Gopher hole, SW Georgia
Photo Credit: J.S. Clark
Box Springs, Georgia.
Photo Credit: W.L. Johnson
Okefenokee in Hoboken, Georgia
Photo Credit: Jack Sandow
 
 
 
Box Springs, Georgia.
Photo Credit: W.L. Johnson
Big Dukes pond natural area, Jenkins Co. Georgia
Photo Credit: Alan Cressler
Newton, Georgia
Photo Credit: Eric Wengert
     
Big Dukes pond natural area, Jenkins Co. Georgia
Photo Credit: Alan Cressler
   
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*1 We found it living about four hundred feet inside the cave in a chamber with several thousand southeastern myotis bats. It was preying on juvenile bats that would fall from the roost. These snakes are capable of traversing on cave walls. It was a fat and happy snake - Nathan Shepard
This site has information on the following genera of Ratsnakes ... Spilotes, Spalerosophis, Ptyas, Zamenis, Elaphe, Rhinechis, Senticolis, Pseudelaphe, Pantherophis, Bogertophis, Orthriophis, Gonyosoma, Oreocryptophis, Oocatochus, Euprepiophis, Coelognathus, Archelaphe