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Common Kingsnake

Lampropeltis getula

Description:

young snake. Maybe Desert Kingsnake or Common Kingsnake?



1 Species ID Suggestions

California Kingsnake
Lampropeltis getula californiae California kingsnake


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4 Comments

c_merrylees
c_merrylees 5 years ago

This is appears to be a desert kingsnake, lampropeltis getula splendida

luvnature
luvnature 5 years ago

Well, it's a Common Kingsnake. As to what subspecies, it could be either if this is a baby. The desert type can have babies that look like this. Go read more: http://www.reptilesofaz.org/Snakes-Subpa...

landonq
landonq 5 years ago

for the sake of accuracy would it be most prudent to just identify as a common kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula)?

Jack Settle
Jack Settle 5 years ago

According to the Wikipedia link listed, in Arizona, Cali Kings intergrade with Desert Kings and Mexican Black Kings.

landonq
Spotted by
landonq

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Lat: 32.27, Long: -110.94

Spotted on Jun 14, 2013
Submitted on Jun 14, 2013

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