The stunning Drymarchon melanurus (Dumeril, Bibron & Dumeril, 1854 [Central American Indigo Snake]), this species has a wide distribution from the United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America west of the Andes and in Venezuela and D. corais (sister species) occurs in South America east of the Andes (Wüster et al. 2001). Crother et al. (2003) adopted this taxonomy. In Honduras according to McCranie, 2011 this species occur from near sea level to 1555 m. elevation in the lowland moist forest, lowland dry forest, premontane moist forest and premontane dry forest formation, also has a large distribution in the country.
This magnificent snake can eat a variety of preys including others snakes.
The diversity of the snake fauna in Honduras has grown up in the last couple of year.