Species information

 

Honduran Milk Snake

Honduran Milk Snake

Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis - Honduran Milk Snake

 

Common name

Honduran Milk Snake

Scientific name

Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis

Family

Colubridae

Appearance

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.

 

Locality

Honduras, Nicaragua

 

Adult size

Upto 4 ft.

 

Approx lifespan

15 or more years.

 

REcomended vivarium size

24x18x15.

 

Basic set up type

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

 

Diet

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

 

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