DOR adult on Hwy 90. Imaged only. GTS 1291.
First "SnakeDays in Sanderson" weekend.
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.
Dead on road.
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.