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PACIFIC GOPHER SNAKE
Pituophis catenifer catenifer

Pacific Gopher Snake - Pituophis catenifer catenifer Pituophis  catenifer  catenifer   from  Kings  County,  California                                                                 Photo by Patrick H. Briggs

Pacific Gopher Snake - Pituophis catenifer catenifer Pituophis catenifer catenifer from Sacramento County,California
                                                                          Photo by Phil Stone

Pacific Gopher Snake - Pituophis catenifer catenifer Pituophis  catenifer  catenifer   from  Kings  County,  California                                                                 Photo by Patrick H. Briggs



Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs throughout most of California north of Santa Barbara County.

Legal Status:  The Pacific Gopher Snake has no protected status in our region.


Pacific Gopher Snake (Striped Phase) - Pituophis catenifer catenifer Pituophis catenifer catenifer (Striped Phase) from Napa County,
California                                                           Photo by Phil Stone

Pacific Gopher Snake (Striped Phase) - Pituophis catenifer catenifer Pituophis catenifer catenifer (Striped Phase) from Napa County,
California                                                           Photo by Phil Stone





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