Common Names: Tamaulipan Ratsnake, Mexican Night Snake, Night Snake
Scientific Name: Pseudelaphe flavirufus flavirufus
First Described: COPE, 1867
Adult Size: 120-150cm
Temperament: Generally placid
Temperature & Humidity Range: Provide a thermal gradient between 29°C(84°F) - 25°C(77°F)
Brumation: 66-68°F (19-20°C) for 1-2 months
Reproduction: 4-9 eggs are laid per clutch, hatching from between 63-94 days at an incubation temperature of between 27-29°C
Known Mutations: Anerythristic
Captive Bred Localities:
Natural History: Living in regions with altitudes up to 500m, this nocturnal snake inhabits tropical forests, farmland, ponds and dry desert shrublands.
Native To: Mexico
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Dorsals : 29
IUCN Red List: LC (Least Concern)