~30 inches, gentle but active
Juvenile found under plastic car hub cover on sandy substrate at 11:03. (Correct observation date: January 29, 2011 (camera glitch caused incorrect image date stamp).
Observed female dead on paved road at 23:48. SVL = 78.1cm. No photo.
Being released caught. In this locality but never recorded
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.