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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What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

mayeya

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

Hola, ayer corriendo me encontré esta pequeña y bonita serpiente. por desgracia ya estaba muerta y no traía mi cámara, así que la lleve a mi casa para tomarle fotos y con la esperanza de que me puedan ayudar a identificarla.
Muchas gracias.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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kassie2

Date

July 29, 2015 01:59 PM CDT

Description

Found while helping a group that was doing a study on ring neck snakes at WIU's Kibbe field station

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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wildmanhartzel

Date

July 24, 2015 04:13 PM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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jaredholmes

Date

July 28, 2015 09:27 AM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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jsguenette

Date

June 13, 2015

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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vermilk

Date

July 27, 2015 10:55 PM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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jmarchal

Date

July 27, 2015 06:00 PM EDT

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Regal Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. regalis

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jrotzeke

Date

July 27, 2015 09:49 AM MDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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benlabay

Date

July 27, 2015 09:13 AM EDT

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Monterey Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. vandenburghi

Observer

sedgwickdirector

Date

July 24, 2015 06:35 PM PDT

Description

Johnston Ranch middle single track, in the oaks. About 8" long and as thin as a pencil.

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

Observer

lrodriguez

Date

July 24, 2015 05:28 PM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

adinamaya

Date

July 23, 2015 11:59 AM PDT

Description

DP - forest 4

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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.