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Global Range: (1000-5000 square km (about 400-2000 square miles)) Range encompasses the San Bernardino Mountains and San Jacinto Mountains of southern California; populations in the Tehachapi Mountains and Mount Pinos area have some umbratica characterisitcs but are included in the C. bottae (northern rubber boa) clade (Rodriguez-Robles et al. 2001, Stebbins 2003). Elevational range is 1,540-2,460 meters (Stewart 1988). Twenty-six of the 40+ localities in the San Bernardino Mountains are in a 16-kilometer strip between Twin Peaks on the west and Green Valley on the east (Stewart 1988).
Extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 square kilometers.