18 types of snakes, which ones do you know?

18 types of snakes, which ones do you know?

1. Trimeresurus stejnegeri (scientific name: Trimeresurus stejnegeri) belongs to the genus Trimeresurus stejnegeri and is a venomous snake. Life habits: more active in rainy days, very arboreal, aggressive, strong hunger resistance.

2. Elaphe carinata (scientific name: Elaphe carinata) is a large non-venomous snake belonging to the snake family. Life habits: cold-resistant, quick-moving, and adaptable. This species is also listed as a key local protected wild animal in Hunan Province.

3. Lycodon rufozonatus (scientific name: Lycodon rufozonatus) is a small non-venomous snake belonging to the snake family. Life habits: It has a wide range of food habits and often appears near water sources in the evening. When encountering enemies, the head is often retracted into a triangular shape, and the tail is shaken to warn. If the warning is invalid, the body will bend into an “S” shape to attack.

4. Zaocys dhumnades (scientific name: Zaocys dhumnades) is a non-venomous snake belonging to the snake family. Life habits: likes warmth and aversion to cold, prefers to eat frogs and rodents.

5. The mouse snake (scientific name: Ptyas mucosus) belongs to the snake family, also known as mountain snake, grass snake, long standard snake, etc., and is a non-venomous snake. Life Habits: Fast attack speed, mouse is the favorite. It is a dioecious cold-blooded reptile, and it is widely used in the preparation of three snake wine (mouse snake, cobra, and squirrel snake are collectively called “three snakes”).

6. Boa (scientific name: Python bivittatus) is a large non-venomous snake belonging to the python family, which belongs to large reptiles. Life habits: like heat and fear cold, good at climbing, addicted to lethargy, nocturnal.

7. Water snake refers to the snake snake family, which is a non-venomous snake, also known as red-spotted snake. It mainly includes two main species, the Chinese water snake and the lead-colored water snake. Life habit: It is a snake with aquatic or semi-aquatic habit, and likes to eat all kinds of freshwater miscellaneous fish, loach, eel and various frogs.

8. The jade-spotted snake belongs to the snake family and is a non-venomous snake. It is also known as the beauty snake and has been renamed, the jade-spotted snake. Habits: Prey on lizards and rodents. Elaphe is listed as a provincial key protected animal in Hebei, and a general protected animal in Beijing.

9. The emerald green snake (scientific name: Cyclophiops major) belongs to the snake snake family and is a non-venomous snake. Life habits: extremely gentle personality, lurking at night and coming out during the day, likes humid environment, mainly preys on earthworms and insect larvae.

10. Chinese small-headed snake (Latin name Oligodon chinensis), is a non-venomous snake, commonly known as the scale snake. Life habits: eat reptile eggs, live in mountains, grassy slopes or bushes in plains.

11. Fishing snake (Xenochrophis flavipunctatus) is a non-venomous snake belonging to the snake family. Life Habits: Semi-aquatic, nocturnal, mainly hunting small fish.

12. Grass snake, a small and medium-sized swimming snake, is a non-venomous snake. Life habits: like to prey on frogs and fish, diurnal.

13. Golden krait (scientific name: Bungarus fasciatus) belongs to the Cobra family and is a venomous snake. Life habits: likes the dark, afraid of the light. One of the famous edible snakes.


14. Bungarus multicinctus (Bungarus multicinctus) belongs to the genus Bungarus multicinctus and is a poisonous snake. Life habits: mild temperament, poor low temperature tolerance.

15. Sea snakes are a subfamily of the snake order Cobra family and are poisonous snakes. Life Habits: It likes to live in shallow water, and stays on the water surface for a long time.

16. Cobra (scientific name: Naja), a genus of Cobra family, is a poisonous snake. Life habits: high temperature resistance, poor low temperature tolerance, diurnal travel.

17. Agkistrodon (scientific name: Deinagkistrodon) is a monotype snake under the subfamily Viperidae Viperidae. For poisonous snakes. Life habits: Sensitive to lighting, the secretion of the scent glands at the base of the tail of female snakes has a special odor, which can attract male snakes.

18. Viper, class Reptilia, belongs to Viperidae and is a poisonous snake. Life habits: nocturnal animals, in the peak foraging activity in summer, mainly inhabiting wide fields.

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