Thamnophis errans

Scientific name:Thamnophis errans foto
Thamnophis errans

Dutch name:
Mexikaanse zwervende kousebandslang

English name:
Mexican wandering garter snake

German name:
Mexikanische Wandernde Strumpfbandnatter

Subspecies:
None

Picture of Thamnophis errans…

Range:
North-western Chihuahua to western Zacatecas in Mexico.

Habitat:
Lives mainly in and near water, such as lakes and rivers. The land on which they move mainly consists of moist grassland.

Food:
No data known, but it is likely (in view of the preference for water) that it will consist of fish, amphibians and aquatic invertebrates.

Reproduction:
A litter consists of 6 to 10 young. Further details are not known.

Terrarium:
There are no experiences known about this species in the terrarium.

Specifics:
On average 50 to 60 cm long, with a maximum of about 75 cm.
Occurs at altitudes between 1800 and 2500 m.
About the way of life as good as nothing is known.
It is known that it is a species that is dependent of water.
T. errans is closely related to T. elegans (has been considered a subspecies of elegans in the past) and also to T. godmani.

 


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