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Short-Tailed Kingsnake

Report Short-tailed Kingsnake Sightings

FWC biologists need help gathering information on the species current distribution.

The endemic short-tailed kingsnake (Lampropeltis extenuata) is found in sandhill, scrub, and xeric hammock, and populations may persist in subdivisions with native ground cover. Only 8.8% of the state’s high-quality habitat remains in the six southernmost counties of the species’ range, and only 1 recent record exists from this area.