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ORGAN PIPE SHOVEL-NOSED SNAKE
Chionactis palarostris organica

Organ Pipe Shovel-nosed Snake - Chionactis palarostris organica Chionactis palarostris organica from  the vicinity  of  Organ Pipe
Cactus  National  Monument  south  of  Ajo   in   Pima   Co.,   Az.                                                                       Photo by Randy Babb

organ Pipe Shovel-nosed Snake - Chionactis palarostris organica Chionactis palarostris organica  from south of Ajo  in  Pima Co.,
Arizona                                 Photo courtesy of Randy Babb, Az PARC

Organ Pipe Shovel-nosed Snake - Chionactis palarostris organica Chionactis  palarostris  organica  from   vicinity  of   the   Organ
Pipe Cactus   National   Monument    in   Pima   County,   Arizona
                                           Photo courtesy of Tom Brennan, Az PARC

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs only in a small area around Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument located south of Ajo in the southwestern portion of Pima County, Arizona.

Legal Status:  Chionactis palarostris organica is a Protected Species in the state of Arizona.








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