Subfamily Colubrinae Oppel, 1811
Lifespan Corn snake: 6 – 8 years
Scientific name Colubrinae
Mass Corn snake: 900 g
Higher classification Colubridae
|Length Corn snake: 1.2 – 1.8 m, Philothamnus semivariegatus: 17 cm|
Lower classifications Kingsnakes, Corn snake, Pantherophis, Coronella austriaca, Flying tree snakes
The Colubrinae are a subfamily of the Colubridae family of snakes. It includes numerous genera, and taxonomic sources often disagree on the exact number. It is the largest subfamily of colubrids, and even of all snakes. Many of the most commonly known snakes are members of this subfamily, including rat snakes, king snakes, milk snakes, vine snakes, and indigo snakes.