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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Eastern Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 16, 2012 01:48 AM CDT

Description

DOR adult on Hwy 90. Imaged only. GTS 1291.

First "SnakeDays in Sanderson" weekend.

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 1, 2016 08:58 AM PDT

Description

Dead on road. Not exactly the way I wanted to see this snake. We're right in the area where two subspecies might occur, looks like.

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

danielled83

Date

May 1, 2016 08:59 AM PDT

Description

Dead on road.

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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troyhibbitts

Date

April 30, 2016 07:06 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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troyhibbitts

Date

April 29, 2016 10:07 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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troyhibbitts

Date

April 28, 2016 09:40 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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troyhibbitts

Date

April 28, 2016 09:34 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

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tom79848

Date

April 29, 2016 12:03 AM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

jacobstudowen

Date

April 28, 2016 09:26 PM CDT

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What

Texas Glossy Snake Arizona elegans ssp. arenicola

Observer

confrench33

Date

April 25, 2016 11:20 PM CDT

Description

Windy.

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

reecehammock

Date

April 22, 2016 09:21 PM CDT

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Glossy Snake Arizona elegans

Observer

esthermkey

Date

April 16, 2016 10:00 AM CDT

Place

woodward (Google, OSM)
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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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