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MEXICAN MILK SNAKE
Lampropeltis triangulum annulata

Mexican Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum annulata Lampropeltis triangulum annulata  from  McMullen County, Tx.
                                                        Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR

Mexican Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum annulata Lampropeltis triangulum annulata  from  Jim Hogg County,  Tx.
                                                                     Photo by Nathan Wells

Habitat of Lampropeltis triangulum annulata in Jim Hogg County, Texas Habitat of  Lampropeltis triangulum annulata  in Jim Hogg Co.,
Texas                                                            Photo by Nathan Wells


Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs only in the central and southern portions of Texas, including the Gulf Coast barrier islands near Corpus Christi where it appears to intergrade with Lampropeltis triangulum amaura.

Legal Status:  The Mexican Milk Snake has no protected status in our region.

Note:  To learn more about the distribution and abundance of this species in south Texas please click here.


Mexican Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum annulata Lampropeltis triangulum annulata from Mustang Island, Nueces
County, Tx. where it apparently intergrades with the Louisiana Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum amaura)   Photo by Todd Hughes





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