Online Field Guide to The Reptiles and Amphibians of Arizona

Snakes of Arizona

Snakes of Arizona – Order Squamata, Suborder Ophidia (Serpentes)
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COLUBRIDAE (Colubrids)

Arizona elegans
Glossy Snake

Chionactis palarostris
Sonoran Shovel-nosed Snake
Sonoran Whipsnake
Coluber bilineatus
Sonoran Whipsnake

Coluber constrictor
North American Racer
Coluber flagellum
Striped Whipsnake
Coluber taeniatus
Striped Whipsnake

Diadophis punctatus
Ring-necked Snake

Gyalopion canum
Chihuahuan Hook-nosed Snake

Gyalopion quadrangulare
Thornscrub Hook-nosed Snake

Heterodon kennerlyi
Mexican Hog-nosed Snake

Hypsiglena chlorophaea
Desert Nightsnake
Chihuahuan Nightsnake
Hypsiglena jani
Chihuahuan Nightsnake
Hooded Nightsnake
Hypsiglena sp. nov.
Hooded Nightsnake

Lampropeltis getula
Common Kingsnake

Lampropeltis pyromelana
Sonoran Mountain Kingsnake

Lampropeltis triangulum

Oxybelis aeneus
Brown Vinesnake

Phyllorhynchus browni
Saddled Leaf-nosed Snake

Phyllorhynchus decurtatus
Spotted Leaf-nosed Snake

Pituophis catenifer

Rhinocheilus lecontei
Long-nosed Snake

Salvadora grahamiae
Eastern Patch-nosed Snake

Salvadora hexalepis
Western Patch-nosed Snake

Senticolis triaspis
Green Ratsnake

Sonora semiannulata

Tantilla hobartsmithi
Smith’s Black-headed Snake

Tantilla nigriceps
Plains Black-headed Snake

Tantilla wilcoxi
Chihuahuan Black-headed Snake

Tantilla yaquia
Yaqui Black-headed Snake

Thamnophis cyrtopsis
Black-necked Gartersnake

Thamnophis elegans
Terrestrial Gartersnake

Thamnophis eques
Mexican Gartersnake

Thamnophis marcianus
Checkered Gartersnake

Thamnophis rufipunctatus
Narrow-headed Gartersnake

Trimorphodon lambda
Sonoran Lyresnake
  ELAPIDAE (Coral Snakes)

Micruroides euryxanthus
Sonoran Coralsnake

Leptotyphlops dissectus
New Mexico Threadsnake

Leptotyphlops humilis
Western Threadsnake

Crotalus atrox
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake

Crotalus cerastes

Crotalus cerberus
Arizona Black Rattlesnake

Crotalus lepidus
Rock Rattlesnake

Crotalus mitchellii
Speckled Rattlesnake

Crotalus molossus
Black-tailed Rattlesnake

Crotalus oreganus
Western Rattlesnake

Crotalus pricei
Twin-spotted Rattlesnake

Crotalus scutulatus
Mohave Rattlesnake

Crotalus tigris
Tiger Rattlesnake

Crotalus viridis
Prairie Rattlesnake

Crotalus willardi
Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake
Sistrurus catenatus



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