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TRANS-PECOS RATSNAKE
Bogertophis subocularis subocularis

Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis Bogertophis subocularis subocularis from Val Verde County, Tx.
                                                        Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR
Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis Blonde  Phase  Bogertophis  subocularis  subocularis  from  the
Christmas Mountains in Brewster Co., Tx.    Photo by Jason Penney

Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Bogertophis subocularis subocularis  from  Brackettville, Kinney County, Texas                                                              Photo by Jason Penney

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs only in the Trans-Pecos and Big Bend regions of Texas westward into south central New Mexico.

Legal Status:  Bogertophis subocularis subocularis is not protected in either Texas or New Mexico.

Note:  To learn more about this species feeding on bats in the wild please click here.




Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Bogertophis subocularis subocularis  from the  Pandale  area  in
Val Verde County, Texas                Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR
Habitat of the Trans-Pecos Ratsnake along FM 1111 north of Sierra Blanca in Hudspeth Co., Tx.
Habitat of Bogertophis subocularis subocularis along FM 1111
north of Sierra Blanca in Hudspeth Co., Tx.  Photo by Jason Penney

Hatchling Trans-Pecos Ratrnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Hatchling Bogertophis subocularis subocularis gets its first peek
at the world that awaits outside its egg.              Photo by Dan Grubb
Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Bogertophis subocularis  subocularis  from near  Langtry  in  Val Verde County, Texas                                     Photo by Todd Hughes

Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Blonde Phase Bogertophis subocularis subocularis from Presidio
County, Texas                                              Photo by Rob Klockman
Habitat of Bogertophis subocularis subocularis west of Sanderson in Terrell County, Texas Habitat of Bogertophis subocularis subocularis in Terrell County,
Texas                                                             Photo by Nathan Wells

Habitat of Bogertophis subocularis subocularis in Val Verde Co., Texas
Habitat  of  Bogertophis  subocularis  subocularis  in  Val Verde
County, Texas                                  Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR
Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis Bogertophis subocularis subocularis from Val Verde County, Tx.
                                                        Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR

Range of Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Range of Bogertophis s. subocularis        Map by Tom Lott, SWCHR

Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Bogertophis subocularis subocularis from  Brewster County, Tx.                                                                    Photo by Rob Klockman

Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Neonate Bogertophis subocularis subocularis  from Upton Co.,
Texas                                                 Photo by Benjamin Stupavasky
Blonde Trans-Pecos Ratsnake - Bogertophis subocularis subocularis
Blonde Bogertophis subocularis subocularis from Peppers Hill in southwestern Brewster County, Texas              Photo by Alex Porteck




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