Thamnophis exsul

Scientific name:
Thamnophis exsulexsul

Dutch name:
Dwergkousebandslang

English name:
Exiled Garter Snake/Montane Garter Snake

German name:
Zwerg-Strumpfbandnatter

Subspecies:
None

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Range:
Sierra de los Amargos (Coahuila, Mexico), Pena Nevada (Nuevo Leon, Mexico)

Habitat:
This species seems to prefer dry areas where water does not necessarily has to be in the vicinity.
Is found in meadows with shrubs and open areas in forested areas.

Food:
No data available.

Reproduction:
No data available.

Terrarium:
No data are available. Species is not known in the terrarium hobby.

Specifics:
The smallest garter snake species… Average length 35-40 cm. Record length is 46 cm.
Also the rarest garter snake species.. Until 1996 there were only 10 specimen known.
Occurs at altitudes between 2600 and 2900 meters.

 


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