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Colorado Desert Shovel-nosed Snake -
Chionactis occipitalis annulata

(Baird, 1859 “1858”)
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Red Diamond Rattlesnake Red Diamond Rattlesnake Red Diamond Rattlesnake
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Red Diamond Rattlesnake Red Diamond Rattlesnake Red Diamond Rattlesnake
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Red Diamond Rattlesnake Red Diamond Rattlesnake Mohave Shovel-nosed Snake
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Adult, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
Adult from near San Felipe,
Baja California © Bill Mason
     
Habitats
Rosy Boa habitat San Matias Pass  
Habitat San Matias Pass Baja California
© Stuart Young
Habitat, San Matias Pass, Baja California
© Stuart Young
 

References:


Grismer, L. Lee. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortés. The University of California Press, 2002.

McPeak, Ron H. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California. Sea Challengers, 2000.

San Diego Natural History Museum







Baja California Reptiles & Amphibians

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