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


Picture of Thamnophis errans…

North-western Chihuahua to western Zacatecas in Mexico.

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

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

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

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

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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