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  • Spanish
    • culebra de agua
    • culebra listonada común
  • 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

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

April 17, 2014

Description

Bitey

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

aprilbyrge

Date

April 16, 2014 02:37 PM EDT

Description

One snake was found above Top Crag view on the Cragway trail.

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

jodycb

Date

April 13, 2014

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

paulhurtado

Date

April 12, 2014 12:13 PM EDT

Description

A nearly identical individual was found two feet away.

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

blubrdlvr

Date

April 12, 2014 04:35 PM EDT

Description

Unfortunately, it was dead in the road.

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Eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

sjcourchesne

Date

April 15, 2014 06:48 AM EDT

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Eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

sjcourchesne

Date

April 15, 2014 06:28 AM EDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

mperdicas

Date

April 14, 2014 09:55 AM EDT

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

tbrooks

Date

April 12, 2014 03:54 PM SAST

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

April 13, 2014

Description

this one not moving, temps still low, around 45 degrees. Later saw 2 more with temps above 60

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

bheitzman

Date

April 12, 2014 03:08 PM EDT

Description

2 abt 1 ft long, 1 abt 6in long

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What

common garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

mflower

Date

April 11, 2014
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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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