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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Pacific Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. amabilis

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patxu

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December 6, 2016 02:09 PM PST

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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peggyo

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August 25, 2014 08:26 PM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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mlodinow

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May 18, 2015 05:59 AM MDT

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Monterey Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. vandenburghi

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karinakilldeer

Date

June 26, 2014 07:56 AM PDT

Description

Was looking through some old photos and found this old picture from a hike in 2014. I can't remember which trail we did but I remember it was very hilly.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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braileytreyden

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November 19, 2016

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We found this snake in our yard.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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squam8

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November 27, 2016 04:14 PM PST

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(Somewhere...)

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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eric_hough

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August 18, 2011 01:08 AM COT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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syntheticperson

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November 24, 2016 01:34 PM PST

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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mkosiewski

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April 14, 2012 11:01 AM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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kevinemetcalf

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April 19, 2008 10:36 AM EDT

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restricted access area

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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kiskadee

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July 28, 2016 08:55 AM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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nycticorax

Date

November 19, 2016 01:05 PM EST

Description

Inside our house!!!!!! :(

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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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