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Thamnophis proximus diabolicus

Arid Land Ribbon Snake - Thamnophis proximus diabolicus Thamnophis proximus diabolicus from Val Verde County, Texas
                                                                     Photo by Jason Penney

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs in southwestern Texas, in portions of the Texas Panhandle and in northeastern and southeastern New Mexico. It has a broad, poorly defined intergradation zone with several adjucant subspecies in Texas.

Legal Status:   The Arid Land Ribbon Snake has no protected status in Texas but is protected as a Threatened Species by the State of New Mexico.

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