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

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What

Narrowhead Garter Snake Thamnophis rufipunctatus

Observer

juancruzado

Date

August 4, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Narrow-headed 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.