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

What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

santillanaale

Date

May 25, 2016 09:11 PM CDT

Description

Alive on road. Not much out that night, but this small snake was curled up on the side of the road

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Square

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

dneuharth

Date

May 27, 2016 01:03 AM CDT

Description

DOR

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Mojave Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. candida

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 27, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

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Mojave Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. candida

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 27, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Mojave Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. candida

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 26, 2016

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What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

jrotzeke

Date

May 28, 2016 11:31 PM CDT

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Eastern Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

leehoy

Date

June 6, 2013 10:10 PM CDT

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Eastern Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

leehoy

Date

June 12, 2015 10:16 PM COT

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What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

shelbyfrizzell

Date

May 26, 2016 09:35 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

timothy214287

Date

May 26, 2016 09:22 PM CDT

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Desert Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. eburnata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 25, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

steviekgold

Date

May 25, 2016 08:57 PM PDT
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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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