Heads up: this taxon concept is inactive. It has been split into Lampropeltis multifasciata and Lampropeltis zonata. View taxonomic changes

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All Names

  • English
    • California Mountain King Snake
    • California Mountain Kingsnake
    • San Bernardino Mountain King Snake
    • Isla Todos Santos Sur Mountain Kingsnake
    • San Diego Mountain Kingsnake
  • German
    • Bergkonigsnatter, Korallen-Konigsnatter
    • Bergkönigsnatter
    • Korallen-Königsnatter
  • Scientific Names
    • Lampropeltis zonata
    • Coluber zonatus
    • Lampropeltis herrerae
    • Lampropeltis multicincta
    • Lampropeltis zonata agalma
    • Lampropeltis zonata herrerae
    • Lampropeltis zonata multicincta
    • Lampropeltis zonata multifasciata
    • Lampropeltis zonata parvirubra
    • Lampropeltis zonata pulchra
    • Lampropeltis zonata zonata
    • Ophibolus getulus multicinctus
  • Spanish
    • Culebra real de la montaña San Pedro
    • Culebra real de montaña de California

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Recent observations

No one's observed a California Mountain Kingsnake (Lampropeltis zonata [inactive]) .
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Description from Wikipedia

Lampropeltis zonata, or the California mountain kingsnake, is a species of nonvenomous colubrid snake, which is endemic to North America. It is a coral snake mimic, having a similar pattern consisting of red, black, and yellow on its body, but the snake is completely harmless. Five subspecies are recognized, including the nominotypical subspecies.

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Conservation Summary

No range data available.