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
  • French
    • couleuvre à collier

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Recent observations

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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ashley_w

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May 22, 2016 11:17 AM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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ashley_w

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May 1, 2016 11:32 AM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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ashley_w

Date

May 1, 2016 11:08 AM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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biketandem

Date

May 22, 2016

Description

10" Long

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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hitchco

Date

May 22, 2016 03:50 PM EDT

Description

Basking near wood pile

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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carriehess

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May 22, 2016 04:29 PM CDT

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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kaf568

Date

May 22, 2016 12:21 PM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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eric_h

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May 1, 2016 09:53 AM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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kboeg

Date

May 22, 2016 11:05 AM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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May 21, 2016 02:54 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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mgrammatica

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May 21, 2016 02:04 PM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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dek09

Date

May 21, 2016 03:24 PM EDT
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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.
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