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  • Spanish
    • Culebra listonada común
    • culebra de agua
  • 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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

justin11

Date

July 28, 2015 06:07 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

rreiner

Date

August 1, 2015 07:55 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Young animal in blue oak woodland.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

swampy

Date

July 31, 2015

Description

Skin discovered

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

james5

Date

July 30, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

kassie2

Date

July 30, 2015 09:26 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

naturerachelle

Date

July 28, 2015

Description

Dead on Lake of the Woods Trail. Head trauma from unknown causes.

Photos / Sounds

What

Puget Sound Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. pickeringii

Observer

loarie

Date

July 29, 2015 09:55 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

kassie2

Date

July 29, 2015 05:20 PM CDT

Description

Drove my car right over top of him heading down the main drive to Chautauqua NWR

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

Just barely managed to get a photo of this guy before he slithered off. Guessing it might be some species of Thamnophis. I cant tell for certain but it looked like he might have had something in his mouth when I snapped the photo.

Photos / Sounds

What

Valley Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. fitchi

Observer

cadentaylor15

Date

July 28, 2015

Description

This specie was just like the previous one I recorded but much more young and small.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

botanygirl

Date

July 24, 2015 03:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

wildmanhartzel

Date

July 28, 2015 07:46 PM EDT
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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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