Tamaulipan Montane Garter Snake

Thamnophis mendax Walker, 1955

Spanish Name Culebra de Agua Nómada Montaña Tamaulipan
Max. Recorded Length 71 cm / 28 inches
Range Tamaulipas

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Captive Care

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Articles and News

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Liner, Ernest A. 1994. Scientific and Common Names for the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico in English and Spanish. SSAR Herpetological Circular No. 23.

Rossman, Douglas A., Neil B. Ford and Richard A. Seigel. 1996. The Garter Snakes: Evolution and Ecology. Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press.