Northern Mexican Gartersnake
Thamnophis eques megalops


DISTRIBUTION: In our region, Thamnophis e.  megalops occurs in isolated populations in central and southeastern Arizona and in southwestern New Mexico.

LEGAL STATUS: Thamnophis eques megalops is listed as an Endangered Species by the State of New Mexico and as a Protected species by the State of Arizona. It is currently a candidate for federal protection by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

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