Species information


Honduran Milk Snake

Honduran Milk Snake

Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis - Honduran Milk Snake


Common name

Honduran Milk Snake

Scientific name

Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis




Honduran milk snakes are a relatively large species which come in two forms, bicoloured and tricoloured. The bicoloured usually displays a red background with black or dark brown stripes. The tricoloured is striped with red, black and white/yellow.



Honduras, Nicaragua


Adult size

Upto 4 ft.


Approx lifespan

15 or more years.


REcomended vivarium size



Basic set up type

Forest. Use cok bark to provide hides and low climbs.



A diet consisting of rodents is best for the Honduran Milk Snake


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