Arid Land Ribbon Snake
Thamnophis proximus diabolicus


DISTRIBUTION: In our region, Thamnophis p. diabolicus occurs in southwestern Texas, in portions of the Texas Panhandle and in northeastern and southeastern New Mexico. It has a broad, poorly defined intergradation zone with several adjucant subspecies in Texas.

LEGAL STATUS: Thamnophis p. diabolicus has no protected status in Texas but is protected as a Threatened Species by the State of New Mexico.

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