Juvenile and Adult

  • Cream-coloured stripe along top of back and each side of body, dark blotches may form checkered pattern between stripes
  • Round pupils
  • Scales keeled (ridge lengthwise on each scale)
  • Usually 8 upper labials
  • Side stripe usually on 2nd and 3rd scale rows
  • Background colour: brown or grey

Total length: up to 100 cm


  • Widely distributed south of the Red Deer River, along the foothills and into the Peace River Valley

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