Blotched Hooknose Snake

Ficimia publia publia
Cope 1866
Quintana Roo, Mexico. June 26, 2016.

This species shows up occasionally on the roads at night across the Yucatán peninsula. There is a another subspecies (F. p. taylori) which occurs to the north in VeraCruz, and is described based on variation in head scales, but I think it is likely that this species is monotypic.

My Flickr album for this species is here.

My Flickr album for Yucatán 2016 is here.

HerpMapper records for this species are here.

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