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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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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June 15, 2014 07:54 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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June 15, 2014 07:46 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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June 15, 2014 06:58 PM CDT

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DOR

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Ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus

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lhankin

Date

August 30, 2014 05:02 PM EDT

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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treeder86

Date

June 5, 2008

Description

Close to shed. Some kind of wound on tail.

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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lhankin

Date

August 30, 2014 05:02 PM EDT

Description

Baby ringneck snake found in my basement -- one of many! We have a bit of an infestation.

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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calopteryx

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July 5, 2014 11:15 AM EDT

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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wabbytwax

Date

August 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found four of these. Two together under one big flat rock. Two together under another big flat rock. This photo is just of the first two. One of which showing its head. Location is private because of a related find.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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tobler

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August 19, 2014

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

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taj

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July 24, 2014 02:40 PM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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calopteryx

Date

August 12, 2014 09:10 PM EDT

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Burke, Fairfax County, VA

12 August 2014

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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glhans

Date

August 9, 2014
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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.