Rough Green Snake Care Sheet ; Rough Green Snake Care Sheet . By Leo Spinner. JAY ONDREICKA/SHUTTERSTOCK. Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus) Availability. The rough green snake is readily available in the pet trade and unfortunately is one of the most exploited snakes in North America.
Description: The rough earth snake is a small -- 7-10 inches (18-25 cm) -– fairly slender brown to gray snake with keeled scales and a pointed snout. The young are darker in coloration than the adults and may have a light band on the neck, which is sometimes lost as the species matures.
Behavior: Rough earth snake have never been known to bite. Response when discovered on the ground is to lie motionless or play possum when disturbed. Feeding: The diet of such a small snake consists largely of invertebrate prey. Feeds almost exclusively on earthworms, though ant larvae may also be taken.
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Haldea striatula (formerly Virginia striatula), commonly called the rough earth snake, is a species of nonvenomous natricine colubrid snake native to the southeastern United States Taxonomy. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1766, as Coluber striatulus ...
Rough Earth Snake . Facts, Control and Identification. Latin Name. Virginia striatula . Physical Appearance. Earth snakes are secretive snakes, having gray, brown or red color on their backs, while a yellow to cream coloration on their belly.
I have been keeping a rough earth snake for awhile now and I decided to get another one. The only problem with this one is that he/she wont eat. they are in different cages and he/she being a hatchling is in a 1 gallon tank filled half way with organic potting soil.
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yes, rough earth snake have never been known to bite. their response when discovered on the ground is to lie motionless or play possum when disturbed.