~ 8" long, yellow spotted belly with spots, underside from ventral to tip of tail is red... yellow ring around neck and dark greenish black head
Plot C2 herp #4 (outside of the 10x90m survey area)
C, outside plot 1
First one! Yahoo!
The Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus) is a member of the colubridae family. It is found throughout much of the United States, central Mexico, and south eastern Canada. Ring-necked snakes are secretive, nocturnal snakes that are rarely seen during the day time. They are slightly venomous but their non-aggressive 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...