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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

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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carrieseltzer

Date

July 23, 2016 08:16 AM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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stigmergy

Date

July 19, 2016 09:33 AM EDT

Description

Approx 18 inches long

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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vickis

Date

July 23, 2016 09:43 AM EDT

Description

Same snake as next photo.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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vickis

Date

July 23, 2016 09:43 AM EDT

Description

Same snake as previous photo.

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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beepboop

Date

June 19, 2009 01:03 PM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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beepboop

Date

June 25, 2009 01:22 PM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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beepboop

Date

July 7, 2010 06:07 PM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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beepboop

Date

July 4, 2012 10:28 AM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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hannah38

Date

April 22, 2016 01:57 PM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

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beepboop

Date

June 15, 2013 05:37 PM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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davidseburn

Date

July 7, 2016 10:05 AM EDT

Description

Dead on #28

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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davidseburn

Date

July 7, 2016 07:47 AM EDT

Description

Definitely not a Ribbonsnake. Found dead on #506, ~ 30 cm total length.

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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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