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REGAL RING-NECKED SNAKE
Diadophis punctatus regalis

Regal Ringneck Snake - Diadophis punctatus regalis Diadophis punctatus regalis from Hidalgo County, New Mexico                                                                      Photo by Michael Price Regal Ringneck Snake - Diadophis punctatus regalis Diadophis  punctatus  regalis  from  Coconino  County,  Arizona                                                                         Photo by Diego Ortiz

Regal Ringneck Snake - Diadophis punctatus regalis Juvenile Diadophis punctatus regalis from Santa Cruz County, Az.
                                                                         Photo by Diego Ortiz

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas, westward into New Mexico, across much of Arizona, and in parts of Utah. In addition, there are several small isolated populations in Nevada.

Legal Status:  The field collecting season is "CLOSED" for Diadophis punctatus regalis in Nevada. The species has no protected status in the remainder of our region.


Regal Ringneck Snake - Diadophis punctatus regalis Diadophis  punctatus  regalis   from   Cochise  County,  Arizona                                                                           Photo by Terry Cox Regal Ringneck Snake - Diadophis punctatus regalis Diadophis punctatus regalis  from  Santa Cruz  County, Arizona                                                                           Photo by Terry Cox

Regal Ringneck Snake - Diadophis punctatus regalis Diadophis punctatus regalis (without the neck ring) from Yavapai
County, Arizona                                                  Photo by Will Wells





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