Mountain Earthsnake (Virginia valeriae pulchra)

Mountain Earthsnake (Virginia valeriae pulchra)

Record Information
Created: September 6th, 2017 - 08:51 AM
Last Modified: October 17th, 2017 - 08:36 PM
Entered by: Jim Kempher
Record # 135556


Observation Information
County: Elk County
Time: 2017-09-05 00:00:00
Qty: 1
Age: Adult
Sex: --
Air Temperature: 66.00F
Cloud Cover: Overcast
Weather Conditions: Light rain
Elevation: 1453.00ft
Habitat: Abandoned RR Grade



  • Jordan Allen Sep 23, 2017 at 11:11 AM

    Another way to tell is from the heavily keeled scales.

  • Jim Kempher Sep 19, 2017 at 07:07 PM

    You're probably right. The belly is too red to be a earth snake.

  • Jordan Allen Sep 18, 2017 at 09:17 PM

    Not a mountain earth snake...this is a redbellied snake deep in shed.