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TRANS-PECOS BLACK-HEADED SNAKE
Tantilla cucullata

Trans-Pecos Black-headed Snake - Tantilla cucullata Tantilla cucullata  (without the white head-band)  from Jeff Davis
County, Texas                                               Photo by Michael Price
Range of Tantilla cucullata  Range of Tantilla cucullata                     Map by Tom Lott, SWCHR





Distribution:  In our region, this apecies occurs only in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas from Val Verde County westward into Presidio and Jeff Davis Counties.

Legal Status:  Tantilla cucullata is protected as a Threatened Species by the State of Texas.

Trans-Pecos Black-headed Snake - Tantilla cucullata Tantilla  cucullata  (with the white head-band)  from  Val  Verde
County, Texas                                                Photo by Alex Porteck





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