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BANDED GILA MONSTER
Heloderma suspectum cinctum

Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from  Yavapai County,  Arizona
                                                                   Photo by Riley Campbell
Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from  Yavapai County,  Arizona
                                                                   Photo by Riley Campbell

Habitat of Heloderma suspectum cinctum in Yavapai Co., Arizona
Habitat  of Heloderma  suspectum cinctum in  Yavapai Co.,  Az.
                                                                   Photo by Riley Campbell

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs in western Arizona, southern Nevada, southeastern California and extreme southwestern Utah.

Legal Status:  Heloderma suspectum cinctum is a protected species in all states in which it occurs.

Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from Harcuvar Mountains of  La
Paz County, Arizona                                          Photo by Will Wells
Banded Gila Monsters - Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from Maricopa  County, Arizona
                                                                           Photo by Kris Haas

Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from  White Tank Mountains  of
Maricopa County, Arizona                                 Photo by Will Wells
Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from  Sand  Tank Mountains  of
Maricopa County, Arizona                                 Photo by Will Wells

Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from  Hillside in Yavapai County,
Arizona                                                              Photo by Will Wells
Close-up of the hard, round, bead-like scales of a Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Close-up  of  the hard, round, bead-like  scales  of  a  Heloderma
suspectum cinctum
from Maricopa Co., Az.     Photo by Will Wells

Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from Maricopa County, Arizona
                                                                         Photo by Will Wells
Banded Gila Monster - Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Heloderma suspectum cinctum  from Maricopa County, Arizona
                                                                         Photo by Will Wells








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