Cemophora coccinea copei and Cemophora coccinea coccinea
Average size: 14-20 inches; Record 32.5 inches. Young are 5.5 inches at birth.
Range: Throughout Florida
Diet: Small snakes, lizards (including their eggs) and frogs.
Status: Uncommon. Very secretive, hides under bark, logs, etc. Seen mainly at night or after heavy rains. Can be found in woodland habitats with sandy soils.