Classification
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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

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pkleeman

Date

September 22, 2014 03:04 PM PDT

Description

Juvenile.

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

thewayfarer21

Date

May 29, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

September 27, 2014 04:31 PM EDT

Description

This little guy was in the road when I went on a little walk today. I herded him to the side so he wouldn't get run over, but I'm sure he'll be back as the warm road is such an attraction. Hopefully he escapes being crushed.

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Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

September 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Photo/observation by Kal Ivanov (VMNH).

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

colors:
- eyes: blue
- top: 3 light brown stripes from behind head to tail, black in-between stripes, and small areas of yellow over sides (no pattern)
- underbelly: off-white
- length: about 2 ft

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

Small (6") one near Coal Mine Museum trail to survival.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 2, 2010 01:16 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult observed by Mary E. Finley crossing Deep Hollow Road. Imaged only. GTS 1355.

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

mablackburnster

Date

September 19, 2014 12:32 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Garder snake found along stream in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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No photos or sounds

What

eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

svarner

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

September 18, 2014 02:19 PM EDT

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

September 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Red-sided Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. infernalis

Observer

john8

Date

December 2, 2009 09:18 AM PST

Description

Roadkill

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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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