Classification
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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

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California Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. occidentalis

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arquimedes

Date

September 22, 2015 11:26 AM PDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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gtsalmon

Date

September 23, 2016 11:20 PM CDT

Description

Young adult AOR on Hwy 170. Observed and imaged by Doug Beckwith.

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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bhollingsworth

Date

September 21, 2016 09:24 PM PDT

Description

Juvenile, LOR

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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steve56

Date

September 21, 2016 08:52 AM MDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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reecehammock

Date

September 17, 2016 08:53 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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hayleysingleton

Date

September 15, 2016 06:54 PM MDT

Description

Baby gopher snake on Tawa Trail

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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micrathene

Date

September 15, 2016 06:10 PM MDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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andybridges

Date

September 15, 2016 05:42 AM MDT

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Desert Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. eburnata

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thefish0815

Date

August 30, 2016 04:44 AM PDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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tom79848

Date

September 2, 2016 08:46 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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nathan12

Date

September 3, 2016 11:19 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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catenatus

Date

September 4, 2016 12:22 AM CDT
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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

    No range data available.
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