Common Name Glossy Snake
 Scientific Name Arizona elegans
 Total Body Length 178cm
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring 9
 Venom Non-venomous 
 Distribution SW, MW, S
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Trans-Pecos Rat Snake
 Scientific Name Bogerthophis subocularis
 Maximum Body Length 170cm 
 Reproduction Eggs
 Number of Offspring
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution SW, S
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Racer
 Scientific Name Coluber constrictor
 Total Body Length 191cm
 Reproduction Eggs 
 Number of Offspring 14
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW, MW, S, NE, SE, Canada
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus atrox
 Maximum Body Length 234cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 11
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW, S, SE
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Rock Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus lepidus
 Maximum Body Length 83cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 4
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW, S
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Black-tailed Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus molossus
 Maximum Body Length 133cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 6
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW, S
 Notes  

 

 Common Name Mohave Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus scutalatus
 Maximum Body Length 140cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 8
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW, S
 Notes Found in the far south of New Mexico.

 

 Common Name Western Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus viridis
 Maximum Body Length 163cm
 Reproduction Live 
 Number of Offspring 10
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW, S, MW, Canada
 Notes  

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