Leptophis modestus is a medium-sized slender snake of the colubrid family. There are currently no recognized subspecies.[1]

Geographic rangeEdit

It can be found in southern Mexico, central Guatemala, northwestern El Salvador and southwestern Honduras.[2]


L. modestus is an inhabitant of the cloud forests of Mesoamerica.

Conservation statusEdit

It is currently considered a threatened species. Habitat loss due to deforestation has led to a decrease in population numbers.[2]


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