Santa Cruz Island Gopher Snake
Pituophis catenifer pumilis
DISTRIBUTION: In our region, Pituophis c. pumilis occurs only on Santa Cruz Island and Santa Rosa Island south of the Santa Barbara Coast in California. There exists a sight record from San Miguel Island, but it is unverified.
LEGAL STATUS: Pituophis c. pumilis is protected by the state of California as a Species of Special Concern.