Species information


Red Milk Snake

Lampropeltis triangulum syspila

Lampropeltis triangulum syspila - Red Milk Snake


Common name

Red Milk Snake

Scientific name

Lampropeltis triangulum syspila




The red milk snake is a relatively small milk has a white/cream/beige background on which sit red saddles, these saddles are bordered in black.



Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Minnesota


Adult size



Approx lifespan

15 or more years


REcomended vivarium size



Basic set up type

Forest, make sure hides are provided in both the warm and the cool end. Cork bark can be used to great low climbs.



A diet consisting of small rodents is best for the Red Milk Snake


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