Mexican Alpine Blotched Garter Snake
Thamnophis scalaris Cope, 1861
|Alternate Name||Long-tailed Alpine Garter Snake|
|Spanish Name||Culebra de Agua Nómada de Cola-larga Alpestre|
|Max. Recorded Length||60.1 cm / 23.7 inches (SVL)|
|Range||Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Mexico City, Michoacan, Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Veracruz|
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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.