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 Great Basin Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer deserticola)




Great Basin Gopher Snake | Pituophis catenifer-deserticola photo
Great Basin Gopher Snake

Photograph by Mark Bratton. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Great Basin Gopher Snake | Pituophis catenifer-deserticola photo
Great Basin Gopher Snake, Bear Valley, California

Photograph by Franco Folini. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

GREAT BASIN GOPHER SNAKE FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Colubridae
Genus:Pituophis
Species:catenifer deserticola
Common Name:Great Basin Gopher Snake


Relatives in same Genus
  Sonoran Gopher Snake (P. catenifer affinis)
  Pacific Gopher Snake (P. catenifer catanifer)
  Bullsnake (P. catenifer sayi)
  Pine Snake (P. melanoleucus)