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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Southern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. punctatus

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benjamindion

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March 22, 2015 10:25 AM PDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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redgarter

Date

May 24, 2011 03:16 PM EDT

Place

Canada (Google, OSM)

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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redgarter

Date

August 23, 2013 08:45 AM EDT

Description

found on beach at dusk (yes, on beach!)

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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redgarter

Date

August 25, 2013 10:45 AM EDT

Description

DOR on railway track

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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maierpa

Date

April 18, 2016

Description

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Southern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. punctatus

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hydaticus

Date

December 28, 2016 10:34 AM CST

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Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. edwardsii

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lucareptile

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April 1, 2015 09:45 AM EDT

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Mississippi Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. stictogenys

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jfarah1978

Date

April 6, 2016 07:04 PM CDT

Description

Flipped under board

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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bklein

Date

December 24, 2016 06:06 PM EST

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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joshuagsmith

Date

March 18, 2012 12:00 PM MST

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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mikeleigh87

Date

May 13, 2015 07:20 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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casa3

Date

December 27, 2016 02:36 PM CST
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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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