Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 1 decade ago

What type of snakes live in the desert?

What are the names of snakes that live in the desert?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Chuckwalla Sauromalus obesus

    Clark's Spiny Lizard Sceloporus clarkii

    Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

    Desert Spiny Lizard Sceloporus magister

    Gila Monster (P) Heloderma suspectum

    Gila Spotted Whiptail Cnemidophorus flagellicaudus

    Great Plains Skink Eumeces obsoletus

    Greater Earless Lizard Cophosaurus texanus

    Madrean Alligator Lizard Elgaria kingii

    Regal Horned Lizard Phrynosoma solare

    Short-horned Lizard Phrynosoma douglasii

    Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

    Sonoran Collared Lizard Crotaphytus nebrius

    Sonoran Spotted Whiptail Cnemidophorus sonorae

    Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

    Western Banded Gecko Coleonyx variegatus

    Western Whiptail Cnemidophorus tigris

    Zebratail Lizard Callisaurus draconoides


    Arizona Black Rattlesnake (P) Crotalus viridis cerberus

    Blackneck Garter Snake Thamnophis cyrtopsis

    Blacktail Rattlesnake (P) Crotalus molossus

    Coachwhip Masticophis flagellum

    Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

    Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer

    Ground Snake Sonora semiannulata

    Longnose Snake Rhinocheilus lecontei

    Lyre Snake Trimorphodon biscutatus

    Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

    Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

    Sonoran Whipsnake Masticophis bilineatus

    Southwestern Blackhead Snake Tantilla hobartsmithi

    Western Blind Snake Leptotyphlops humilis

    Western Coral Snake (P) Micruroides euryxanthus

    Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (P) Crotalus atrox

    Western Glossy Snake Arizona occidentalis

    Western Patchnose Snake Salvadora hexalepis

    Turtles and Tortoises

    Sonoran Mud Turtle Kinosternon sonoriense

    Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Desert Snakes

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  • 1 decade ago

    Rattlesnakes, Coral snake, Arizona Mountain King snake, Common King snake, gopher snake, sidewinders, sand snake, the western shovel-nosed snake, the leaf-nosed snake, glossy snake, and the desert worm snake. These are some snakes in the US deserts, there are other ones of course in Australia and Africa etc.

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