Drymarchon melanurus erebennus, commonly known as the Texas indigo snake, is a large, nonvenomous, colubrid snake native to Texas and Mexico. (Source. Drymarchon melanurus – (Dumeril, Bibron, and Dumeril, ) Central American Indigo Snake Other English Common Names: Central American indigo snake. Range Description. The range extends in the United States from southern Texas and Sonora south through the Gulf Coast of Mexico through the Yucatan.

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Notes on the diet, foraging behavior, and venom of some snakes in Belize. Herpetological Review 42 3: Snakes of the World: Mesoamerican Herpetology 4 4: This taxonomic rearrangement treats D.

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Check List 2 1: Drymarcyon Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Primarily diurnal, but partly nocturnal in some areas McCranie The underside is a lighter olive-yellow, olive-tan color. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.


In fact, one indigo snake was found to have recently eaten three mice, two small snapping turtles, and two toads. The species has declined in distribution and abundance at the northern end of the range in Texas, but it remains locally common there in some areas Irwin This species is represented by a large number probably hundreds of occurrences or subpopulations see map in McCranie Find more photos by Google images search: Wikispecies has information related to Drymarchon melanurus.

Central American Indigo Snake (Drymarchon melanurus) ยท

A new species of indigo snake from north-western Venezuela Serpentes: G5 Global Status Last Reviewed: Dorsal scales are smooth though large adult males may have a couple of keeled rows and in 17 rows near midbody.

Endangered and threatened species recovery program: Indigo snakes are typically between ft although they have found measuring over in and weighing around lbs in weight.

Permission to use, copy and distribute documents delivered from this server is hereby granted under the following conditions: Reptiles of Central America. MNHN ; ; However, “evidence of genetic structure even drymaarchon short distances e. Reptarium The Reptile Database.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Drymarchon melanurus. In addition to the nominotypical subspeciesit has one recognized subspeciesD.

A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. United States National Status: The following citation should be used in any published materials which reference the web site.

Retrieved from ” https: Biota Colombiana 15 1: The Middle American indigo snake Drymarchon melanurusalso known as the blacktail cribois a large, non venomouscolubrid snake species found in the southwestern United StatesMexicoCentral Americaand northern South America. Chimaira, Frankfurt, pp Johnson, Drymarcohn D. Herpetological Review 47 1: