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GRAY-BANDED KINGSNAKE
Lampropeltis alterna

Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna Lampropeltis alterna from Crockett Co.,Tx. Photo by Michael Price

Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna  Lampropeltis alterna  from Hwy. 674  in Kinney County, Texas
                                                                                     Photo by Richard McNabb

Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna
Lampropeltis alterna  from Hwy. 277 in  Val Verde County,  Tx.
                                                                                           Photo by Rob Klockman


Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs only in the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas and from Eddy County and possibly Otero County in New Mexico. There have been fewer than a half dozen verified specimens from New Mexico.

Legal Status:  The state of New Mexico lists Lampropeltis alterna as an Endangered Species. In Texas, the species is no longer protected.



Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna
Lampropeltis alterna  from Juno Road in  Val Verde County, Tx.
                                                                    Photo by Jason Penney
Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna
Lampropeltis alterna  from East of  Sanderson  in Terrell Co., Tx.
                                                                                           Photo by Rob Klockman


Habitat of Lampropeltis alterna east of Sanderson in Terrell County, Texas
Habitat of Lampropeltis alterna east of Sanderson in Terrell Co.,
Texas                                                           Photo by Nathan Wells
Gray-Banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna from west of Sanderson in Terrell County, Tx.
Lampropeltis alterna from west of Sanderson  in Terrell Co., Tx.
                                                                     Photo by Nathan Wells


Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna
Lampropeltis alterna  from the Christmas Mountains of Brewster
County, Texas                                                      Photo by Ric Blair
Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna
Lampropeltis alterna from the Davis Mountains of Fort Davis Co.,
Texas                                                                                           Photo by Ric Blair

Range of Lampropeltis alterna
Range of Lampropeltis alterna                Map by Tom Lott, SWCHR

Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna
Lampropeltis alterna  from Langtry area in Val Verde Co., Texas
                  Specimen courtesy of Larry Nordyke. Photo by Wayne Howell

Gray-banded Kingsnake - Lampropeltis alterna Lampropeltis     alterna     from     Crockett     County,     Texas
                                                                  Photo by Ben Stupavsky




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