Pantherophis guttatus (Linnaeus) – Red Cornsnake
Pantherophis guttatus (Linnaeus) – Red Cornsnake

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     Exact locality, based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
     Exact locality, based on literature record believed valid
     Approximate locality based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
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     County record only, based on specimens or photographs examined
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     Type locality
?      Questionable and/or problematic record

Taxonomy:  No subspecies are recognized for Pantherophis guttatus (Crother et al. 2012). 

Distribution: The Red Cornsnake is well documented from counties in East Tennessee and the southern half of West Tennessee.  Except for the southern section of the Eastern Highland Rim, records are lacking for much of Middle Tennessee. 

Museum Records by Counties: AndersonAPSU 15578, 15580; NCSM 8771; NLU 53706; UTKVZC 6995.  BledsoeNCSM 8777; NLU 1810.   BlountCMNH 35384; GSMNP 3981, 3990; LSUMZ 12260; TU 5559; UL 1746; UMMZ 116316; USNM 169882, 226572; UTKVZC 4446.  ChesterAPSU 19064.  CockeAMNH R-121510.  CoffeeFLMNH 46164.  FayetteAPSU 12263, 14676, 15581, 16175.  GibsonAPSU 15586.  GraingerUMMZ 116317. GreeneNLU 39178; UMMZ 101424, 103575, 110192, 110193. HancockAPSU 19106.  HardemanAPSU 15239, 15419; CMNH 19896; UMMZ 84452, 183677. HardinAPSU 17690. HaywoodAPSU 3333, 12271, 18241. JeffersonTU 17601. KnoxFLMNH 19293; MCZ 60, 201; UTKVZC 4174, 4180, 4186, 4190.  MadisonAPSU 18851, 18951. MarionAPSU 18127; LSUMZ 23500. McMinnFLMNH 19284, 19286, 19291, 19296, 19299-19301; NCSM 8404, 8406, 8407, 8767, 8768, 8775, 8778, 8779. McNairyAPSU 12264, 12267, 12268. MeigsFLMNH 19283, 19285, 19302-19304; NCSM 8773. MonroeAPSU 12392; FLMNH 19289, 19292, 19294, 19295, 19297, 19298; NCSM 8405, 8770; UTKVZC 6602. PolkFLMNH 19288; NCSM 8772; UTKVZC 6292, 7032.  RheaFLMNH 19287.  RoaneNCSM 8763; TTU 303.  SevierCMNH 35385; GSMNP 3980, 3983-3989, 3991; NCSM 8403; NLU 12671, 53645; TU 17745; UMMZ 84332; USNM 87311.  ShelbyAPSU 12265, 12266, 12270, 12381, 12390, 14157-14161, 14164, 14166-14168, 15445, 15446.  TiptonFLMNH 115501. UnionAPSU 19180.  Van BurenUTKVZC 6534. 

Literature Sources by Counties: AndersonJohnson (1964), Jenkins et al. (2001).  BlountKing (1939), Huheey and Stupka (1967), Burbrink (2002).  CannonMiller and Miller (1993), Miller et al. (2015)ChesterStanley and Butterfield (2011).  CoffeeMiller et al. (2005).  FayetteParker (1948).  FranklinMcCrady and Rodarmor (1967), Cameron and McCrady (1978).  HamiltonMiller (1996).  HancockDaniels et al. (2012).  HardemanNorton (1971), Norton and Harvey (1975).  HaywoodStanley (2005).  LawrenceMiller (2013b).  LoudonGrove and Steen (2015).  McNairyEndsley (1954).  ObionBechtel (1980).  RoaneJohnson (1964).  RutherfordMiller and Miller (2010).  SevierKing (1939), Huheey and Stupka (1967).  ShelbyParker (1948), Bechtel (1980), Dyrkacz (1981).  UnionNelson et al. (2012). 

Questionable and/or Erroneous Records: None. 

Conservation Status: None. 

Posted: 19 December 2008

Latest Revision: 11 February 2016


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