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Common Names: Mexican Trans Pecos Ratsnake
Scientific Name: Bogertophis subocularis amplinota
First Described: WEBB, 1990

Adult Size: 110-130cm
Temperament:  No data at present
Temperature Range: Provide a thermal gradient between 30°C (86°F) - 25°C (77°F)
Brumation: No data at present
Reproduction: No data at present
Known Mutations: None known at present
Natural History:  Primarily a nocturnal terrestrial species the Trans-Pecos Ratsnake inhabitat desert flats, brushy slopes & rocky outcrop at altitudes between 450 and 1500m above sea level.
Native To: Northeast Durango & South Coahuila, Mexico

Map showing the distribution of Bogertophis subocularis  amplinota in the wild.
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SCHULZ, Klaus Dieter, 1996. A monograph of the Colubrid Snakes of the genus Elaphe Fitzinger.

Scale Counts:
Ventrals: 268-282
Subcaudals: 73-78
Dorsals: 33-36

Conservation Status:
IUCN Red List:

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This site has information on the following genera of Ratsnakes ... Spilotes, Spalerosophis, Ptyas, Zamenis, Elaphe, Rhinechis, Senticolis, Pseudelaphe, Pantherophis, Bogertophis, Orthriophis, Gonyosoma, Oreocryptophis, Oocatochus, Euprepiophis, Coelognathus, Archelaphe