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Mexican Gartersnake

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Long-nosed snake

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Hooded Nightsnake seen near Moctezuma, Sonora.

This snake presumed to be a new species is un-named as of 2011.

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Mexican Gartersnake

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Hypsiglena - unnamed species - Hooded Nightsnake

Hooded Nightsnake

This snake is un-named as of 2011.

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Sceloporus jarrovii, Yarrow's spiny lizard
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Ollotis mazatlanensis, Mazatlan toad

Formerly Bufo mazatlanensis.

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Tarahumara salamander adult (Ambystoma rosaceum)

Found in the Sierra Aconchi in east facing canyon in late Dec. 2011.

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Known from only a handful of localities in the Sierra Madre Occidental of western Mexico, the Spotted Box Turtle, Terrapene nelsoni (Family Emydidae), remains one of the least known chelonian...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
Callisaurus draconoides, zebra-tailed lizard
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Callisaurus draconoides, zebra-tailed lizard
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Callisaurus draconoides, zebra-tailed lizard
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Aspidoscelis sonorae
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Aspidoscelis sonorae
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Crotalus atrox, western diamondback rattlesnake
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Crotalus atrox, western diamondback rattlesnake
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  • Crotalus willardi willardi

The ridge-nosed rattlesnake is a small montane rattlesnake, which has 3 subspecies in our region. Obscurus has a very small range living in the Sierra San Luis, Animas and Peloncillo Mountains....

Type of Content: Species Profile

The Sonoyta mud turtle, Kinosternon sonoriense longifemorale, is endemic to a small area in south- western Arizona and northwestern Sonora. The only U.S. population, at Quitobaquito, declined from...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
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  • Terrapene nelsoni, spotted box turtle

This species is possibly the least know of all the box turtles. It is endemic to northwest Mexico.

Terrapene nelsoni seems to only be active in Sonora during the wetest part of the monsoon...

Type of Content: Species Profile

Most of these photos are from the Rio Aros region and a few are from near Nacori Chico. These represent the northernmost records for the species so far. Please contact us for permission before...

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  • Elgaria kingii, Stockton Pass
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  • Craugastor tarahumaraensis

The Tarahumara frog is endemic to Mexico. Its known habitat is moist, montane subitropical to tropical forest.

Type of Content: Species Profile

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