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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

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Date

June 12, 2014 08:51 AM CDT

Description

Out crawling

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Date

June 10, 2014 08:34 PM CDT

Description

Under a rock

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

ocas

Date

September 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

California Red-sided Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. infernalis

Observer

dpom

Date

September 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

California Red-sided Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. infernalis

Observer

robberfly

Date

September 14, 2014

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What

California Red-sided Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. infernalis

Observer

th0th

Date

September 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

San Francisco Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. tetrataenia

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 13, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

aimee1916

Date

September 13, 2014 08:55 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found this under a gutter drain today. Looked like a baby, maybe 10-12". Any ideas what it is?

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

eraskin

Date

September 10, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

On trail around Eddy Lake (South). 1ft 5inches.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

angelo

Date

September 10, 2014 05:35 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

ebriggs

Date

September 11, 2014 08:38 AM 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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