Globally Vulnerable (G3G4) (Source: NatureServe)

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  • German
    • Schmalkopfige Strumpfbandnatter
    • Rotpunkt-Strumpfbandnatter
    • Schmalköpfige Strumpfbandnatter
  • Scientific Names
    • Thamnophis rufipunctatus
    • Atomarchus multimaculatus
    • Eutaenia multimaculata
    • Nerodia rufipunctatus
    • Thamnophis rufipunctatus unilabialis
  • English
    • Narrowhead Garter Snake
    • Narrowhead Watersnake
    • Narrow-headed Gartersnake
  • Spanish
    • culebra de agua de cabeza angosta
    • pichecuate

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Narrowhead Garter Snake Thamnophis rufipunctatus

Observer

keegansmith417

Date

April 24, 2016 10:00 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Narrow-headed Gartersnakes observed in Coconino County, Arizona

Photos / Sounds

What

Narrowhead Garter Snake Thamnophis rufipunctatus

Observer

victormanu

Date

March 25, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Serpiente de 15 cm. de longitud.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Narrowhead Garter Snake Thamnophis rufipunctatus

Observer

tecpatl

Date

October 11, 2015 10:01 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Narrowhead Garter Snake Thamnophis rufipunctatus

Observer

sabra2

Date

October 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Young of year in water near confluence of West Fork and mainstem of Oak Creek.

Photos / Sounds

What

Narrowhead Garter Snake Thamnophis rufipunctatus

Observer

juancruzado

Date

August 4, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Narrowhead Garter Snake Thamnophis rufipunctatus

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

May 3, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The narrow-headed garter snake, Thamnophis rufipunctatus, is a threatened species of garter snake, endemic to the southwestern United States and adjacent northwestern Mexico. Its common names also include narrowhead garter snake and narrowhead watersnake.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    Vulnerable (G3G4) (Source: NatureServe)
    Vulnerable. Spotty distribution in Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico; not very abundant; probably at least several dozen occurrences; abundance and number of subpopulations have declined; threatened by loss of habitat, wanton killing, and the introduction of predaceous and/or competitive species; some populations are susceptible to local extirpation with no adjacent populations for recolonization; no known protected populations.
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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