Arizona Black Rattlesnake
Crotalus cerberus

 

DISTRIBUTION: In our region, Crotalus cerberus occurs through the mountains of central Arizona from south of the Grand Canyon, across and below the mountains of the Mogollon Rim and southward into the Santa Catalina and Rincon Mountains. In New Mexico it found in the extreme west-central region of the state on the Arizona border.

LEGAL STATUS: No Crotalus cerberus may be handled or taken from Mingus Mountain in Yavapai County or specified regions of Graham County. Check the Arizona Game & Fish Regulations for details. 

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