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The Florida crowned snake (Tantilla relicta) is a species of colubrid snake native only to Florida.
Florida crowned snake Wikipedia
T. relicta is found in central peninsular Florida.
T. relicta is a small species with a maximum recorded total length (including tail) of 24 cm (9.5 in).
It has a light body color and darker head.
Three subspecies are recognized, including the nominotypical subspecies.Tantilla relicta neilli Telford, 1966
Tantilla relicta pamlica Telford, 1966
Tantilla relicta relicta Telford, 1966
The subspecific name, neilli, is in honor of American herpetologist Wilfred T. Neill.