Common Names: Yucatan Ratsnake, Night Snake, Southwestern Ratsnake
Scientific Name: Pseudelaphe flavirufus phaescens
First Described: DOWLING, 1952
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: None known at present
Captive Bred Localities:
Natural History: Living in the Yucatan area of Mexico. Inhabitating regions of altitudes up to 500m, this species occurs in dry bush areas and also karst landscapes of tropical forests.
Native To: Mexico
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IUCN Red List: LC (Least Concern)