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

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Recent observations

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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mytilludie

Date

July 17, 2014

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 18, 2014 10:20 AM PDT

Description

Waiting for sun to come out on San Bruno Butterfly Count. Tiny, tiny snake...

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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bouveriebio

Date

November 3, 2010

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Regal Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. regalis

Observer

connor22

Date

July 4, 2014 11:50 AM CDT

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No photos or sounds

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Northern ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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dlaurie

Date

June 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On Shore Drive, Shelter Bay-MI.
About 14", rescued from road!

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Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus) Diadophis punctatus

Observer

speiden

Date

July 1, 2014 02:04 PM EDT

Description

tracks

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Prairie Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. arnyi

Observer

treeder86

Date

April 6, 2013

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No photos or sounds

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Prairie Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. arnyi

Observer

dh1303

Date

May 16, 2014 10:23 AM CDT

Description

On CO 116

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Pacific Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. amabilis

Observer

james3

Date

June 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

Observer

treeder86

Date

March 12, 2013

Description

A little neonate found in some moss and leaves near a seep. Many recently metamorphed Desmognathus salamanders were found in the same pile of moss and leaves.

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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brianw

Date

June 7, 2014

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Date

June 20, 2014 01:39 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.