Texas brown snake is small, nonvenomous snakes that grow up to 48 inches long. They can live close to human populations and occasionally enter homes.

Texas Brown Snake

It shelters in a variety of places such as inside logs, underneath rocks or boards on the ground, or under debris piles.

When threatened, a Texas brown snake may vibrate its tail against the ground to sound an alarm call for other Texas brown snakes in the area.

The Texas brown snake is medium-sized with a length of 2.5 to 3.5 feet. It has a slender body and a slender, but very long, tail.

The Texas brown snake is found in all but the far westernmost areas of Texas. It is believed to have first been reported in this state in the early 1920s in Kenedy County

Snakes’ sizes are relative to their body length. Brown snakes’ average length is 13 to 16 inches (33 to 38 cm). Their average diameter is 9 to 12 inches (23 to 30 cm).

Measuring up to 7-8 feet (2.2-2.4 m) in total length (including tail), the brown snake is the third-longest species of snake in North America.

“Storeria dekayi texana” is found throughout the southeastern and central United States. In Mexico, it occurs in southern Mexico

The Texas brown snake, as its common name indicates, is a reddish-brown snake, which often looks like a thick, olive-colored caterpillar.