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young snake. Maybe Desert Kingsnake or Common Kingsnake?
This is appears to be a desert kingsnake, lampropeltis getula splendida
Well, it's a Common Kingsnake. As to what subspecies, it could be either if this is a baby. The desert type can have babies that look like this. Go read more: http://www.reptilesofaz.org/Snakes-Subpa...
for the sake of accuracy would it be most prudent to just identify as a common kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula)?
According to the Wikipedia link listed, in Arizona, Cali Kings intergrade with Desert Kings and Mexican Black Kings.
Lat: 32.27, Long: -110.94
Spotted on Jun 14, 2013 Submitted on Jun 14, 2013