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  • Scientific Names
    • Arizona elegans
    • Arizona elegans australis
    • Arizona elegans expolita
    • Arizona elegans noctivaga
    • Arizona elegans pacata
    • Arizona occidentalis candida
    • Arizona occidentalis eburnata
    • Arizona occidentalis noctovaga
    • Arizona pacata
    • Coluber arizonae
    • Pityophis elegans
    • Rhinechis elegans
  • English
    • Glossy Snake
  • German
    • Arizonanatter
  • Seri
    • coíimaj
  • Spanish
    • culebra brillante

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

sandboa

Date

June 26, 2016 11:49 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

bsku

Date

May 30, 2016 09:02 PM CDT

Description

Glossy snake AOR in early night, classification: not a arenicola, greater influence of other glossy snake ssp (?)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

toby

Date

June 23, 2016 03:00 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

leehoy

Date

June 16, 2016 09:46 PM CDT

Description

Fresh DOR

Photos / Sounds

What

Painted Desert Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. philipi

Observer

herpsofnm

Date

July 7, 2013 03:25 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

tjsonger16

Date

June 13, 2016 09:27 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

cullen

Date

June 12, 2016 01:29 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. arenicola

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 10, 2016 10:40 AM CDT

Description

Adult gravid female DOR (~12 hrs) on East Ditto Road. Short distance (~0.5 miles) from a DOR adult male. Imaged only. GTS 2386.

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. arenicola

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 10, 2016 10:32 AM CDT

Description

Large adult male DOR on East Ditto Road. Short distance from a DOR adult female. Retained for deposit. GTS 2385.

Third image is looking East from location of male toward location of female DOR (about 0.5 miles distant).

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

tom79848

Date

June 9, 2016 11:23 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. arenicola

Observer

crossbonecorns

Date

June 7, 2016 07:50 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

leehoy

Date

June 12, 2015 10:16 PM CDT

Description

AOR, moved to side of road

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Description from Wikipedia

Arizona elegans is a species of medium-sized colubrid snake commonly referred to as the glossy snake or the faded snake, which is endemic to the southwestern United States and Mexico. The genus Arizona has only one officially recognized species, A. elegans, with several subspecies. Some have recommended that A. elegans occidentalis be granted full species status.

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Conservation Summary

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