Conant's garter snake

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Conant's garter snake
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Genus: Thamnophis
Species:
T. conanti
Binomial name
Thamnophis conanti

Conant's garter snake (Thamnophis conanti) is a species of snake in the family Colubridae. The species is endemic to Mexico.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name conanti is in honor of the American herpetologist Roger Conant.[1]

Geographic range[edit]

T. conanti is found in the Mexican states of Puebla and Veracruz.[2]

Habitat[edit]

The preferred habitat of T. conanti is oak woodland at elevations above 2,000 m (6,600 ft).[3]

Reproduction[edit]

T. conanti is viviparous.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Thamnophis conanti, p. 57).
  2. ^ a b Species Thamnophis conanti at The Reptile Database www.reptile-database.org.
  3. ^ Rossman & Burbrink (2005).

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