Western Patch-nosed Snake
The western patch-nosed snake is a harmless species. Due to some patches on the snout, this snake is named as patchnosed.
|Scientific Name||Salvadora hexalepis|
|Size||20-46 in (51-117 cm)|
|Color||Brown and black body|
|Distribution||New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, California|
|Diet||Lizards , small rodents, other snakes, and reptile eggs|
|Subspecies||Salvadora hexalepis hexalepisSalvadora hexalepis klauberiSalvadora hexalepis mojavensisSalvadora hexalepis virgultea|
|Breeding Season||Spring or summer|
|Mode of Reproduction||Oviparous|
|Clutch Size||4-10 eggs|
|Average Lifespan||Around 14 years|
|IUCN Conservation Status||Least Concern|
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Published on September 5th 2019 by staff under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 5th September 2019.
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