Tepalcatepec Valley Garter Snake

Thamnophis postremus H. M. Smith, 1942

Spanish Name Jarretera del Valle de Tepalcatepec
Max. Recorded Length 59.5 cm / 23.4 inches (SVL)
Range Michoacan

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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.