Arizona elegans


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Related to Arizona elegans: Crotalus mitchellii
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Noun1.Arizona elegans - nocturnal burrowing snake of western United States with shiny tan scalesArizona elegans - nocturnal burrowing snake of western United States with shiny tan scales
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
genus Arizona, Arizona - glossy snake
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El ganador del afro 2016 del Premio Wilks fue Hollis Dahn, University of Central Florida, por su ponencia titulada "Filogeografia comparativa de Arizona elegans y Rhinocheilus lecontei.
Female reproductive cycles of the snakes Arizona elegans and Crotalus viridis.
Six species of colubrid snakes from California were examined for helminths: Arizona elegans, Chionactis occipitalis, Masticophis flagellum, Masticophis lateralis, Phyllorhynchus decurtatus and Rhinocheilus lecontei.
El ganador del auo 2016 del Premio Wilks fue Hollis Dahn, University of Central Florida, por su ponencia titulada "Filogeografia comparativa de Arizona elegans y Rhinocheilus lecontei: dos perspectivas de la biogeografia del desierto de America del Norte.
Seasonal spermatogenesis in sympatric Crotalus viridis and Arizona elegans in New Mexico.
The 2015 winners of the Clark Hubbs Student Poster Award were: first place, Jason Strickland, University of Central Florida, for the poster entitled "Maintenance of venom phenotypes in Mojave rattlesnakes in spite of gene flow and environmental similarity;" second-place, Alejandra Osorio, University of Central Florida, for the poster entitled "Phylogenetics of the depauperate genera within Lampropeltini (Serpentes: Colubridae);" and thirdplace, Hollis Dahn, University of Central Florida, for the poster entitled "Comparative phylogeography of Arizona elegans and Rhinocheilus lecontei (Serpentes: Colubridae).
The glossy snake, Arizona elegans Kennicott 1859 is a wide-ranging species that occurs in the southwestern United States from southwestern Nebraska and east Texas to central California, southern Utah to southern Baja California, southern Sinaloa and San Luis Potosi, Mexico from below sea level to 1830 m; it inhabits desert, sagebrush flats, grassland, chaparral and woodland (Stebbins 1985).
Los ganadores del aho 2015 del Premio al Poster Estudiantil Clark Hubbs fueron: primer lugar, Jason Strickland, University of Central Florida, por su poster titulado "El mantenimiento de los fenotipos de veneno en las serpientes de cascabel Mojave a pesar de flujo genetico y similitud del ambiente;" segundo lugar, Alejandra Osorio, University of Central Florida, por su poster titulado "La filogenetica de los generos empobrecidos en Lampropeltini (Serpentes: Colubridae);" y tercer lugar, Hollis Dahn, University of Central Florida, por su poster titulado "La filogeografia comparativa de Arizona elegans y Rhinocheilus lecontei (Serpentes: Colubridae).
Reproduction in the glossy snake, Arizona elegans (Serpentes: Colubridae) from California.
This pattern appears common in other colubrid snakes from western North America and has been reported in: Masticophis lateralis, Masticophis taeniatus, Pituophis catenifer, Arizona elegans, Lampropeltis zonata and Lampropeltis pyromelana (Goldberg 1975; Goldberg & Parker 1975; Aldridge 1979b; Goldberg 1995; Goldberg 1997).

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