Colubridae Colubrinae Macroprotodon cucullatus Coronella girondica
Coronella austriaca Laurenti, 1768
Smooth Snake

C. austriaca (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult, Monte Terminillo (Rieti), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

C. austriaca (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult, Cocullo (L'Aquila), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

C. austriaca (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult, Monti della Laga (Rieti), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

C. austriaca (© Matthew Wilson)

Adult, Dorset, S. England, April 2004
(Photo by Matthew Wilson)

C. austriaca (© Horia Bogdan)

Adult, Satu Mare region, Romania, April 30, 2005
(Photo by Horia Bogdan, Herpetological Club of Oradea web site)

C. austriaca (© Stjepan MekiniŠ)

Adult, Kame­nica Mountain, Croatia
(Photo by Stjepan MekiniŠ)

C. austriaca (© Carlo Morelli)

Young, Varese, Italy, May 1, 2005
(Photo by Carlo Morelli, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)

C. austriaca (© Carlo Morelli)

Young, Varese, Italy, May 1, 2005
(Photo by Carlo Morelli, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)


Distribution:
Widely distributed; also southern England, southern Scandinavia; less common in southern Iberia; not on Mediterranean island except Sicily

Similar species:
Coronella girondica (Colubridae)

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