Thayers (also known as a variable king snake) are native to Mexico and are one of the smaller king snake species in captivity. They can be tricky to get started when young but once established they are a hardy and rewarding species to keep. There are 5 different naturally occurring colour phases and any two bred together can produce young of all 5 phases.
|COLOUR MORPH||Pastel Albino|
|LATIN NAME||Lampropeltis mexicana thayeri X unknown species|
|ADULT SIZE||2.5-3ft (75-90cm)|
|ADULT ENCLOSURE SIZE||24x18x18in (60x45x45cm) minimum|