Classification
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All Names

  • French
    • couleuvre à collier
  • 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

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erikamitchell

Date

July 11, 2015 09:40 AM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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dpalmeri

Date

March 13, 2004

Description

Observed wandering on foot trail at 14:00.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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lupis1388

Date

August 25, 2015

Place

Taxco (Google, OSM)

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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taratara

Date

August 18, 2015 02:00 PM EDT

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

Observer

roadkill12345

Date

August 9, 2015 09:24 AM EDT

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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trc_alison

Date

September 19, 2009

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

julbar

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

found under some plywood

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Regal Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. regalis

Observer

skystevens

Date

August 21, 2015 10:47 PM CDT

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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lscknwrbiota

Date

August 9, 2009 08:24 AM EDT

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Prairie Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. arnyi

Observer

thomas_belford

Date

April 24, 2011

Description

Single adult specimen was found beneath a stone near an Ozark stream.

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No photos or sounds

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

July 14, 2009

Description

Observed dead on paved road. Approximately 25 cm SVL. No photos taken.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

catenatus

Date

August 17, 2015 08:28 AM CDT

Description

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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.