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NEW MEXICO MILK SNAKE
Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops

New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops from FM 2627 (Black Gap), Brewster County, Texas                                 Photo by Dell Despain New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops from FM 2627 (Black Gap), Brewster County, Texas                                  Photo by Dell Despain

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs in the Trans-Pecos and Big Bend Regions of Texas, throughout the eastern and northern portions of New Mexico and in northern Arizona. There is also a small isolated milksnake population in Cochise County, Arizona that has thus far been regarded as being celaenops.

Legal Status:  Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops has no protected status in either Texas or New Mexico. In Arizona, only the population in Cochise County is currently protected by state law.



New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Crane County, Texas
                                                       Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHS

New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Cochise  County,  Az.
                                                                        Photo by Bill Koenig
New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Cochise  County,  Az.
                                                                        Photo by Bill Koenig

New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Cochise  County,  Az.
                                                                        Photo by Bill Koenig
New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Cochise  County,  Az.
                                                                        Photo by Bill Koenig

New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops x Lampropeltis triangulum annulata from Crockett Co., Texas Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Crockett  County, Tx.,
where  they  intergrade  with  Lampropeltis triangulum annulata                                                                     Photo by Rob Klockman
New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops x Lampropeltis triangulum annulata from Crockett Co., Texas Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Crockett County, Tx.,
where  they  intergrade  with  Lampropeltis triangulum annulata                                                                    Photo by Rob Klockman

Habitat of Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops along Boy Scout Road in Jeff Davis County, Texas Habitat of Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops along Boy Scout
Road in Jeff Davis County, Texas                  Photo by Nathan Wells

New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops x Lampropeltis triangulum annulata from Crockett County, Texas Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Crockett County, Tx.,
where  they  intergrade  with  Lampropeltis triangulum annulata                                                                      Photo by Travis Dimler

New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Coconino County, Az.
                                                                         Photo by Bill Koenig

Neonate New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Neonate  Lampropeltis  triangulum  celaenops  from   Bernalillo
County, New Mexico.                                     Photo by Linda Butler

New Mexico Milk Snake - Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops Lampropeltis triangulum celaenops  from Coconino County, Az.
                                                                       Photo by Krista Bakke





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