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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What

ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

dpom

Date

December 18, 2014 12:57 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

robberfly

Date

December 18, 2014 10:42 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Saw two of these...

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Pacific Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. amabilis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

Observer

kdm2k

Date

November 27, 2014 05:08 PM EST

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Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus) Diadophis punctatus

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derekw2

Date

December 7, 2014 10:28 AM EST

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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temminicki

Date

March 27, 2011

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Square

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Culebra de collar Diadophis punctatus

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conce

Date

October 6, 2014

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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crystal_kelehear

Date

November 26, 2014 02:30 PM EST

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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kevinhintsa

Date

October 15, 2011 12:55 PM PDT

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Square

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

April 20, 2013 03:01 PM PDT

Description

Found on a fire road .

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

June 28, 2010 06:47 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

There were 5 Ringneck snakes in a ball. They were just below the grandmother tree on the way to the redwood circle under a log. They varied in size.

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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.