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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robberfly

Date

May 22, 2015 02:25 PM PDT

Description

How Ken-ichi "heard" this pencil-sized serpent boggles my mind...

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Southern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. punctatus

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jansonjones

Date

May 16, 2015 03:58 PM EDT

Description

Diadophis punctatus punctatus, the Southern ringneck snake; Lake county, Florida; 16 May 2015. http://phostracks.com.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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jdhartzel

Date

May 17, 2015 12:58 PM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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toby

Date

May 16, 2015 05:28 PM CDT

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Ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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ldsquires

Date

April 25, 2015

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Pacific Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. amabilis

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jmaughn

Date

May 13, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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coreyjlange

Date

April 10, 2012

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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wabbytwax

Date

May 11, 2015

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San Bernardino Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. modestus

Observer

gregpauly

Date

May 11, 2015 05:11 PM PDT

Description

Found AOR on Sullivan Canyon Fire Road.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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mkschmitty

Date

May 10, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

Description

Small snake on tamarancho mtn bike trail. Orange ring around neck & orange belly

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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dralejandro

Date

March 21, 2015 10:34 AM PDT

Description

Ring-necked snake, Diadophis punctatus

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 5, 2015 03:00 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This is not the same individual that Hank Fabian posted . Second one of the day .

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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.