Species information


Desert Rosy Boa

Lichanura trivirgata gracia

Lichanura trivirgata gracia - Desert Rosy Boa


Common name

Desert Rosy Boa

Scientific name

Lichanura trivirgata gracia




The desert rosy boa is a small but stocky snake which has stripes of tan, brown/red or rose on a grey or buff (cream) background.



South eastern California and Arizona.


Adult size



Approx lifespan



REcomended vivarium size



Basic set up type

Arid/Savannah type set up. As with all snakes, hides should be provided at both ends of the vivarium.



The diet of the Desert Rosy Boa should be made up of rodents.


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