Thamnophis proximus

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Thamnophis proximus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Natricinae
Genus: Thamnophis
Species: T. proximus
Binomial name
Thamnophis proximus
(Say, 1823)

Thamnophis proximus, the western ribbon snake, is a species of garter snake, with several subspecies.


  • Western ribbon snake, T. proximus
    • Chiapas Highland ribbon snake, T. p. alpinus (Rossman, 1963)
    • Arid land ribbon snake, T. p. diabolicus (Rossman, 1963)
    • Gulf Coast ribbon snake, T. p. orarius (Rossman, 1963)
    • Western ribbon snake, T. p. proximus (Say, 1823)
    • Redstripe ribbon snake, T. p. rubrilineatus (Rossman, 1963)
    • Mexican ribbon snake, T. p. rutiloris (Cope, 1885)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Chaves, G.; Lamar, W.; Porras, L.W.; Solórzano, A.; Sunyer, J. & Hammerson, G.A. (2013). "Thamnophis proximus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 March 2014.