Corn Snake
Elaphe guttata

Family Colubridae

Adults 36" to 60" in length. Color light gray or grayish brown, with dorsal row of 42 - 55 dark brown blotches edged in darker brown or black. Two rows of similar but smaller blotches on sides. Moderately slender body, with scales weakly keeled. Divided anal plate.
Elevation Range:
Below 6000' in southeastern Colorado and in western valleys.
Subspecies in Colorado:
Elaphe guttata emoryi
  Corn Snake
Photo from Hammerson, 1986.
Used with permission.
CountyRef. CountyRef. CountyRef. CountyRef.
Adams  Dolores  La Plata  Pitkin 
Alamosa  Douglas  Lake  ProwersH
Arapahoe  Eagle  Larimer  PuebloH
Archuleta  El PasoH2 Las AnimasH Rio Blanco * 
BacaH ElbertDC4 Lincoln *  Rio Grande 
BentH Fremont *  Logan  Routt 
Boulder  GarfieldH MesaH Saguache 
Chaffee  Gilpin  Mineral  San Juan 
Cheyenne *  Grand  Moffat *  San Miguel * 
Clear Creek  GunnisonSH1 Montezuma  Sedgwick 
Conejos  Hinsdale  MontroseH Summit 
Costilla  Huerfano *  Morgan  Teller 
Crowley *  Jackson  OteroH Washington 
Custer  Jefferson  Ouray  Weld 
DeltaH Kiowa *  Park  Yuma 
Denver  Kit Carson  Phillips 
Map of Colorado
Color Key
Adams Alamosa Arahapoe Archuleta Baca Bent Boulder Chaffee Cheyenne Clear Creek Conejos Costilla Crowley Custer Delta Denver Dolores Douglas Eagle El Paso Elbert Fremont Garfield Gilpin Grand Gunnison Hinsdale Huerfano Jackson Jefferson Kiowa Kit Carson La Plata Lake Larimer Las Animas Lincoln Logan Mesa Mineral Moffat Montezuma Montrose Morgan Otero Ouray Park Phillips Pitkin Prowers Pueblo Rio Blanco Rio Grande Routt Saguache San Juan San Miguel Sedgewick Summit Teller Washington Weld Yuma