Dekay's Brownsnake - Storeria dekayi

Dekay's_Brownsnake

*The colored areas of the map above represent parishes with currently known records for the given species
 (Source: Jeff Boundy, LA Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries). By no means does it represent the full range of the species in the state, nor does it necessarily mean that a species can be found throughout the parish with the record. This is provided as a guide to where you might be able to find these species in the state and to aid in identification. A descriptive explanation of the range of each species can be found in the text below.


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Subspecies:  No subspecies recognized.

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Louisiana Range:  Statewide.

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Global Conservation Status:  Dekay’s Brownsnakes are listed as Least Concern by the IUCN Red List. Their NatureServe Global Conservation Status Rank is G5 (Secure).

Federal Conservation Status:  None

Louisiana Conservation Status:  Dekay’s Brownsnakes do not have any special status in Louisiana.

Author's Remarks: I have observed this species routinely in many of the areas I have herped and lived in the state, being common in urban and suburban areas.

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