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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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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jeremy

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April 1, 2016 07:30 PM CDT

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Southern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. punctatus

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_luke_

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July 24, 2016 01:21 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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ctinkle51

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May 10, 2016 07:17 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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mrfish33

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July 13, 2016 08:13 AM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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baileyperlinger

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March 23, 2015 02:32 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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salamandersquad

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August 5, 2011

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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johnmclain

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April 22, 2016 12:38 PM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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arturoc

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February 22, 2015 12:08 AM CST

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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brendan6

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April 16, 2016 02:02 PM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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canopyphil

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July 15, 2016 11:59 AM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Hiding in leaf litter under bushes

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Pacific Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. amabilis

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abr

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June 18, 2016 04:20 PM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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susanelliott

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July 12, 2016 11:06 AM 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.
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