Arizona elegans philipi
Holotype: SDSNH 34456, juvenile ♂.
Type locality: “10 mi. east of Winslow, Navajo County, Arizona.”
Paratypes (3): LMK 20990, “at the crossing of the Canyon Diablo with U.S. Highway 66 (= Two Guns), Coconino County, Arizona”; LMK 34426, same locality as holotype; PFNM 123, “one mile from Second Forest (alt. 5500 ft.), Petrified Forest National Monument, Apache County, Arizona”.
- Klauber, L.M. 1946. The glossy snake, Arizona, with descriptions of new subspecies. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 10(17): 311–398. BHL
- Crother, B. I. 2000. Scientific and standard English names of amphibians and reptiles of North America north of Mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding. Herpetogical Circular No. 29: 1–82.