Se encontró un ejemplar de esta serpiente debajo de una roca, alrededor de 13:45; el tipo de vegetación concuerda con Matorral Xerófilo, aunque se observa una zona de transición a encinar
Found under a rock in a dried up creek
Did not have camera but no doubt as to ID. Small dark snake with yellow ring on back of neck. In middle of path. Slender snake about 10 inches long.
The ring-necked snake or ringneck snake, Diadophis punctatus, is a species of colubrid snake found throughout much of the United States, central Mexico, and southeastern Canada. Ring-necked snakes are secretive, nocturnal snakes, so are rarely seen during the day time. They are slightly venomous, but their nonaggressive nature and small, rear-facing fangs pose little threat to humans who wish to handle them. They are best known for their unique defense posture of curling up their tails,...