Species information

 

Mexican Rosy Boa

Lichanura trivirgata trivirgata

Lichanura trivirgata trivirgata - Mexican Rosy Boa

 

Common name

Mexican Rosy Boa

Scientific name

Lichanura trivirgata trivirgata

Family

Boidae

Appearance

The mexican rosy boa is a small and stocky snake. Three stripes of brown/black run down its body and sit upon a yellow/beige/buff or light brown background.

 

Locality

Mexico (northern mainly).

 

Adult size

2-3ft.

 

Approx lifespan

15 years+.

 

REcomended vivarium size

24x12x15in.

 

Basic set up type

Dry/Savannah. Hides should be provided in both the warm and the cool end.

 

Diet

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

 

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