Species group: Hognose Snakes
Other common names: South American Hognose, False Coral Hognose, Banded Hognose
Scientific name: Lystrophis pulcher
The Tri-Color Hognose Snake is native to a variety of habitats, including grasslands and wetlands in Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay and Brazil. Lystrophis pulcher is the most commonly kept tri-color Hognose snake.