Sonoran Shovelnose Snake

The Sonoran Shovelnose Snake is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Did come across a Sonoran shovelnose snake and almost had a heart attack thinking it was a coral snake! And night paddles in Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario were certainly a big hit. More

Sonoran Shovelnose Snake (Chionactis palarostris) is a native of the Sonoran Desert. It is found only in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument of western Pima County, Arizona. It is also called the Organ-Pipe Shovelnose Snake. More

Reproduction in the Sonoran shovelnose snake (Chionactis palarostris) and the western shovelnose snake (Chionactis occipitalis) (Serpentes: Colubridae) Reproduction in the apodid sea cucumber Patinapta ooplax: Semilunar spawning cycle and sex change Reproduction in the brine shrimp Artemia: Evolutionary relevance of More

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Sonoran Shovelnose Snake (Chionactis palarostris) No photo of the Sonoran Shovelnose Snake available. The Sonoran Shovelnose Snake is from the order Squamata. Species from this order are amphisbaenians, lizards or snakes. More

Common names

Culebra-nariz de pala sonorense in Spanish - español
Sonora-Schaufelnasenschlange in German - Deutsch
Sonoran shovel-nosed snake in English - English
Sonoran Shovelnose Snake in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Chionactis
Species : Chionactis palarostris
Authority : KLAUBER 1937