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Desert Threadsnake (Leptotyphlops humilis cahuilae)

Created: July 17th, 2015 - 11:07 AM
Last Modified: July 17th, 2015 - 12:09 PM
Entered by: Keith Condon
Record 233805
Country:
United States
State:
California
County:
Mono County
Time:
2015-07-16 22:05:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
--
Method:
Road cruising
Habitat:
disturbed great basin desert
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
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Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Few clouds
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
4337.00ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

Same record as 233792. A first for Debbie and I for the County. At least the 5th found this year in Mono Co

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Comments

Posted by Keith Condon on Jul 18, 2015 at 09:14 PM

Thanks Will and Lawrence. We were intentionally going slow, hoping for just this snake to cross our path. Yes, it is probably the largest one I've seen.

Posted by Lawrence Erickson on Jul 18, 2015 at 12:12 PM

Nice find, I didn't realize they got that long.

Posted by Will Flaxington on Jul 17, 2015 at 06:21 PM

Very cool, and a tough snake to spot from car too.