A snake of a black colour of which two species are typical in america the Bascanium constrictor or racer sometimes six legs long and Scotophis Alleghaniensis seven or eight feet long
- Alt. of Blacksnake
(letter.) Alt. of Blacksnake
The blow snake, or spreading adder (Heterodon platyrrhinus), black snake (Bascanion constrictor), coach whip (Bascanion flagellum), and prairie bull snake (Pituophis) are common; the diamond water snake (Natrix fasciata) is found along creeks; the king snake (Lampropeltis getula), in central and southern Texas; and the pilot snake (Callopeltis obsoletus), mostly in the woods of McLennan county.