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Western Patch-nosed Snake - Salvadora hexalepis

Baja California Patch-nosed Snake -
Salvadora hexalepis klauberi


Bogert, 1945
Full Species Range Map

Green = Range of S. h. klauberi
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observation link

  Baja California Gopher Snake  
This adult snake was found stuck in a mouse trap near La Ribera in the Cape region of Baja California Sur.


Grismer, L. Lee. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortés. The University of California Press, 2002.

McPeak, Ron H. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California. Sea Challengers, 2000.

Samuel M. McGinnis and Robert C. Stebbins. Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles & Amphibians. 4th Edition. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2018.

Stebbins, Robert C. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

The Reptile Database

San Diego Natural History Museum

Baja California Reptiles & Amphibians

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