Rhinocheilus antonii Mexican Long-nosed Snake
Also known as:
Mexican Longnose Snake
near Álamos, Sonora, MexicoAugust 23, 2017
Mexican Long-nosed Snake (Rhinocheilus antonii)
The long-nosed snakes near Álamos are particularly attractive. They were once classified as a subspecies, R. lecontei antonii, before some spoilsport taxonomist decided that all of the subspecies were invalid. But then another taxonomist came along and not only resurrected antonii but even promoted it to a full species.
near Álamos, Sonora, MexicoAugust 24, 2017
Mexican Long-nosed Snake (Rhinocheilus antonii)
Another from the next night was not quite as distinctively patterned or colored.
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