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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What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

waterrocks

Date

June 11, 2016 11:56 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

jacobogre

Date

June 29, 2016 07:07 AM EDT

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What

Prairie Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. arnyi

Observer

liapun312

Date

June 25, 2016 02:23 PM CDT

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What

Prairie Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. arnyi

Observer

liapun312

Date

June 25, 2016 02:59 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

fohurian

Date

June 25, 2016 06:10 PM EDT

Description

Ring neck snake

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

jacobogre

Date

June 17, 2016 07:22 AM EDT

Description

DOR

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

jessica32

Date

June 25, 2016 09:56 AM EDT

Place

tusten, ny (Google, OSM)

Description

Upper Delaware BioBlitz 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

waynehildebrand

Date

June 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

flockfinder

Date

June 23, 2016 03:06 PM PDT

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What

San Diego Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. similis

Observer

bgator

Date

June 23, 2016 08:41 AM PDT

Description

On trail

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

aop79

Date

June 22, 2016 05:09 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

maryejohnson

Date

June 22, 2016 10:15 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Did not see the play dead act but did smell musk.

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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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