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

Photos / Sounds

Observer

helenwsung

Date

May 24, 2014 09:59 PM PDT

Description

Herpetofaunal inventory of the Old Woman Mountains, UCLA Field Biology Course

Photos / Sounds

What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

helenwsung

Date

May 22, 2014 08:59 PM PDT

Description

Herpetofaunal inventory of the Old Woman Mountains, UCLA Field Biology Course

Photos / Sounds

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What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

texasblonde

Date

July 29, 2014 11:28 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

texasblonde

Date

July 29, 2014 10:54 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 1, 2013 10:30 PM CDT

Description

DOR on Hwy 90. With Gary Heyroth. Preserved specimen to TNHC. GTS 1769.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. arenicola

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 1, 2013 12:34 AM CDT

Description

DOR young adult female on Hwy 16. GTS 1634. Not retained.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Texas Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. arenicola

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 31, 2013 09:51 PM CDT

Description

DOR on CR-401. GTS 1628.

Photos / Sounds

What

Kansas Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 23, 2013 10:33 PM CDT

Description

AOR on Hwy 385 N of Marathon. Released after imaging.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Painted Desert Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. philipi

Observer

treeder86

Date

July 12, 2013

Description

Found night driving Highway 60.

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. eburnata

Observer

finatic

Date

June 29, 2014 01:24 AM PDT

Place

Ocotillo (Google, OSM)

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

travisdimler

Date

June 27, 2014 02:55 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 25, 2014 11:35 PM PDT

Description

DOR

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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.