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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smuller

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July 5, 2015 11:33 AM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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jacobogre

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September 24, 2016 10:52 AM EDT

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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utaw

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August 23, 2016 08:44 PM EDT

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Regal Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. regalis

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salamander9505

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August 19, 2008 09:13 PM CDT

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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margalitkaufman

Date

September 22, 2016 05:06 PM EDT

Description

Hatchlings

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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margalitkaufman

Date

September 22, 2016 05:04 PM EDT

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Hatchlings

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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jgarwood

Date

August 10, 2007 01:26 PM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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kmrogers

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September 19, 2016 08:06 AM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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dmxter784

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June 11, 2016 02:50 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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plainsashchalaca

Date

September 20, 2016 12:37 PM PDT

Description

Slithering along near the bottom of the stairs quite close to the beach.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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September 20, 2016

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ecoEXPLORE Username: Dolphins101

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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maggidy

Date

May 31, 2014 06:21 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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