Species information

 

Florida Pine snake

Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus

Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus - Florida Pine snake

 

Common name

Florida Pine snake

Scientific name

Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus

Family

Colubridae

Appearance

The background of the florida pine snake is a white, cream, grey or buff colour on which are set brown/red or grey saddle like blotches.

 

Locality

Carolina, Georgia, Florida.

 

Adult size

Upto and occasionally above 5ft.

 

Approx lifespan

Upto 20 years.

 

REcomended vivarium size

4x2x2ft.

 

Basic set up type

Dry savannah. As always make sure a hide is provided at both the warm and the cool end.

 

Diet

A diet of rodents is best for the Florida Pine Snake.

 

Further reading

N/A

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