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 Found in the very southwest of Utah. 

 Common Name Rubber Boa
 Scientific Name Charina bottae
 Total Body Length 83cm 
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 4
 Venom Non-venomous
 Distribution NW, SW
 Notes Found in the very northwest of Utah.

 

 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 Sidewinder
 Scientific Name Crotalus cerastes
 Maximum Body Length 82cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 9
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW
 Notes Found in the southwest corner of Utah. 

 

 Common Name Speckled Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus mitchelli 
 Maximum Body Length 13cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 6
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution SW
 Notes Found in the southwest corner of Utah.

 

 Common Name Midget Faded Rattlesnake
 Scientific Name Crotalus oreganus
 Maximum Body Length 75cm
 Reproduction Live
 Number of Offspring 5
 Venom Extremely Venomous
 Distribution NW, SW
 Notes Found in the eastern regions of Utah. 

 

 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 southwest corner of Utah.

 

 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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