Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Ringneck Snake
    • ring-necked snake
  • Scientific Names
    • Diadophis punctatus
    • Ablabes punctatus
    • Calamaria punctata
    • Coluber punctatus
    • Diadophis amabilis
    • Diadophis blanchardi
    • Diadophis pulchellus
    • Diadophis punctatus docilis
    • Homalosoma punctata
    • Natrix punctatus
  • German
    • Halsbandnatter
    • Ringhalsnatter
  • Spanish
    • Culebra de collar
    • Culebra de panza roja

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Recent observations

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Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus) Diadophis punctatus

Observer

justin_guyer

Date

September 23, 2014

Description

Ringneck Snake observed at Snake Road at Larue Pine Hills in Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois

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Southern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. punctatus

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robvanepps

Date

September 24, 2014

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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kueda

Date

September 22, 2014 08:15 PM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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itchymoche

Date

September 24, 2014 09:42 AM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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benhutchins

Date

September 12, 2014

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

rprather

Date

September 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Baby ringneck snake was found under cover of a rock. Found in a slightly grassy area near the woods.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

mablackburnster

Date

September 19, 2014 11:54 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Ring - neck snake found in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Date

June 15, 2014 07:54 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Date

June 15, 2014 07:46 PM CDT

Description

AOR

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Date

June 15, 2014 06:58 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

lhankin

Date

August 30, 2014 05:02 PM EDT

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What

Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

Observer

treeder86

Date

June 5, 2008

Description

Close to shed. Some kind of wound on tail.

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Description from Wikipedia

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,...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.