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Black Tailed Cribo/Middle American Indigo Snake

Drymarchon melanurus


When I first saw this snake (photo 5) I thought it was dead. There seemed to be no fluidity in the body. But it wasn't, and moved as I got closer.


Lodge on the edge of a lake in El Remate, Guatemala

1 Species ID Suggestions

JeffreyDuby 10 years ago
Black Tailed Cribo/Middle American Indigo Snake
Drymarchon melanurus Middle American Indigo Snake - Drymarchon melanurus - Overview

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pamsai 10 years ago

thanks JeffreyDuby for the ID.
Checked that list Martin, but this snake wasn't listed although in EOL it says that it's range extends to Guatemala.

Not too good with snakes, could be a racer or a garter snake.
search a bit through the list of colubridae on that page, it has to be in that list.

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Petén, Guatemala

Spotted on Aug 22, 2013
Submitted on Jan 9, 2014

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