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  • Scientific Names
    • Thamnophis sirtalis
    • Coluber sirtalis
    • Eutaenia sirtalis
    • Eutainia concinna
    • Eutainia dorsalis
    • Eutainia infernalis
    • Eutainia pickeringii
    • Eutainia sirtalis
    • Eutanaeia sirtalis
    • Tropidonotus bi-punctatus
    • Tropidonotus bipunctatus
    • Tropidonotus concinnus
    • Tropidonotus ordinatus sirtalis
  • German
    • Gewohnliche Strumpfbandnatter
    • Gewöhnliche Strumpfbandnatter
  • English
    • Common Garter Snake
    • San Francisco Garter Snake
  • Spanish
    • culebra listonada común
    • culebra de agua

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

jonbouton

Date

August 31, 2014 03:35 PM EDT

Description

One of two. Under a sheet of plywood.

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

patrick062011

Date

August 4, 2014 03:54 PM EDT

Description

This garter had light blue glazed over eyes. I believe it was close to shedding. It was also sunning itself.

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

August 26, 2014

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

nicolebot

Date

August 24, 2014 05:33 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

bheitzman

Date

August 25, 2014 01:42 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Common garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

historymeg83

Date

August 25, 2014 12:15 PM CDT

Place

Clover Ridge Apartments, Palatine, IL (Google, OSM)

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tigerhawkvok

Date

August 22, 2014 11:04 AM PDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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carrieseltzer

Date

April 18, 2006 01:00 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

San Francisco Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. tetrataenia

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 21, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two individuals.

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Date

August 19, 2014 02:49 PM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

August 14, 2014

Description

with watersnake to the left

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

nationalaquarium

Date

May 9, 2014 10:49 AM EDT

Description

Photo credit: Laura Bankey

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Description from Wikipedia

The Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) is an indigenous North American snake found widely across the continent. Most garter snakes have a pattern of yellow stripes on a brown or green background and their average length is about 55 cm (22 in), with a maximum length of about 137 cm (54 in). The average body mass is 150 g (5.3 oz).

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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.
Description: NatureServe