Species information

 

Arizona Mountain Kingsnake

Lampropeltis pyromelana ssp

Lampropeltis pyromelana ssp - Arizona Mountain Kingsnake

 

Common name

Arizona Mountain Kingsnake

Scientific name

Lampropeltis pyromelana ssp

Family

Colubridae

Appearance

The arizona mountain kingsnake is a slender snake with a tricolour pattern of red, black and white.

 

Locality

The mountain ranges of Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Northern Mexico

 

Adult size

2-4 ft.

 

Approx lifespan

15 or more years.

 

REcomended vivarium size

A 30x15x15in vivarium is ideal for a single arizona mountain kingsnake.

 

Basic set up type

Rocky woodland.

 

Diet

The best diet for the Arizona Mountain Kingsnake is rodents.

 

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