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  • French
    • couleuvre rayée
  • 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

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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mperdicas

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March 27, 2015 03:36 PM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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bonnie_long

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September 9, 2014 12:00 AM COT

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codyhough

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July 8, 2007

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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crabbycb25

Date

March 15, 2015 03:00 PM EDT

Description

A gravid (pregnant for reptiles) female. About 2 feet on length, 3 inches in girth.

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Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis) Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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brianw

Date

March 18, 2015 12:06 PM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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mcpd_biologist

Date

March 19, 2015

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Eastern Garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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jdhartzel

Date

March 21, 2015 12:24 PM EDT

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Bluestripe garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. similis

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lscknwrbiota

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March 19, 2015 09:10 AM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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gtsalmon

Date

October 20, 2007 01:17 AM CDT

Description

DOR on Hwy 31. Imaged only. GTS 579. UF 166166.

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Valley Garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. fitchi

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dominic

Date

March 19, 2015

Description

I wish it was alive when I found it. It was a juvenile and had been dead for quite some time.

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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khimmler

Date

March 15, 2015

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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lfelliott

Date

March 14, 2015 10:14 AM CDT
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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.
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