Drymarchon melanurus erebennus, commonly known as the Texas indigo snake, is a large, nonvenomous, colubrid snake native to Texas and Mexico. (Source. Drymarchon melanurus – (Dumeril, Bibron, and Dumeril, ) Central American Indigo Snake Other English Common Names: Central American indigo snake. Range Description. The range extends in the United States from southern Texas and Sonora south through the Gulf Coast of Mexico through the Yucatan.

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The species has declined in distribution and abundance at the northern end of the range in Texas, but it remains locally common there in some areas Irwin This species has been reported from Peru, but without specific locality T. Notes on the Herpetofauna of Western Mexico Natricinaewith description of a new species. A review of the subspecies of the indigo snake Drymarchon corais. Total adult population size is unknown but probably exceedsconservatively assuming a density of at least 1 adult per square kilometer in an area of occupancy of at leastsquare kilometers.

In most of the range, this species does not appear to be significantly threatened. This report was printed on. Herpetofauna inside and outside from a natural protected area: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.

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Drymarchon corais occurs in South America east of the Andes Wuster et al. Middle American indigo snake Drymarchon melanurus Conservation status. Can you confirm these amateur observations of Drymarchon melanurus? Check this box to expand all report sections: This page was last edited on 17 Aprilat Mesoamerican Herpetology 1 2: Although the sister taxon to Drymarchon is unresolved, these dark marks appear to be unique to these taxa, and can therefore be regarded as a synapomorphy for these populations.

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Wikispecies has information related to Drymarchon melanurus. The Audubon Society field guide to North American reptiles and amphibians. Vrymarchon Herpetology 4 4: Die Schlangen des costa-ricanischen Trockenwaldes.

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A record size for Drymarchon corais melanurus. The Texas Journal of Science 46 1: All species and ecological community data presented in NatureServe Explorer at http: Conservation status of the herpetofauna, protected areas, and current problems in Valle del Cauca, Colombia. A contribution to a knowledge of the herpetology of a portion of the savanna region of Central Peten, Guatemala.

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The herpetofauna of Tamaulipas, Mexico: Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Melanufus 53 A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Many of the several studies that report small home ranges for colubrids did drymarchom employ methods e.

Range depicted for New World only. Red imported fire ant impact on wildlife: Since the data in the central drymarcuon are continually being updated, it is advisable to refresh data retrieved at least once drymaarchon year after its receipt.

Van Devender, Robert L. Medium Overall Threat Impact Comments: Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles. Each document delivered from this server or web site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information relating to that document. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 53 4: