Anerythristic Corn Snake

Anerythristic Corn Snake
Atelerix albiventris

Type
Reptile
Life Span
Wild: 6-8 years
Captivity: 20 years
Size
2-6 ft
Weight
1-2 lbs

Facts for the Anerythristic Corn Snake, found at Earth Discovery Center at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon MADid You Know?

  • These corn snakes have an  inherited lack of a pigment called erythrin, meaning they do not have red or orange coloration. They tend to be mostly brown, grey, and black in color.
  • Breeders of domestic corn snakes often selectively breed snakes with different traits to create different color variations, or morphs.