Stuart's burrowing snake

Stuart's burrowing snake

Stuart's burrowing snake

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Adelphicos veraepacis

Stuart's burrowing snake (Adelphicos veraepacis ) is a species of colubrid snake. It is endemic to the Guatemala, where it can be found in pine-oak and cloud forests on Sierra de las Minas, the Cuilco Mountains, Sierra de los Cuchumatanes and Sierra de Xucaneb, at elevations of 1,200–2,200 m. It is terrestrial, fossorial and mainly nocturnal. It is threatened by habitat loss from agriculture and the exportation of Chamaedaphne calyculata plants.

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References

1. Stuart's burrowing snake Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart's_burrowing_snake
2. Stuart's burrowing snake on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/203338/2764216

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