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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 de agua
    • Culebra listonada común
  • French
    • couleuvre rayée

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

kburke

Date

May 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

San Francisco Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. tetrataenia

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 8, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Mating cluster with three snakes.

Photos / Sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

wesleyneely

Date

May 9, 2015

Description

Found hiding next to a log, very aggressive.

Photos / Sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

etyson676

Date

February 6, 2016 11:19 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

fatroosterfarm

Date

April 12, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

marknenadov

Date

April 13, 2006

Photos / Sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

marknenadov

Date

April 27, 2003

Photos / Sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

yakfur

Date

April 12, 2006

Photos / Sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gcsnelling

Date

February 1, 2016

Description

Sadly killed just because.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

steviekgold

Date

September 30, 2015 10:35 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

nanorca13

Date

June 22, 2014 12:55 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

pclarson

Date

January 26, 2016
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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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