Classification
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  • Spanish
    • Culebra listonada común
    • culebra de agua
  • French
    • couleuvre rayée
  • 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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Chicago Gartersnake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. semifasciatus

Observer

andrewdubois

Date

May 8, 2011 03:21 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

August 26, 2015

Description

large aggressive/defensive individual

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 3, 2015 11:44 AM EDT

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

swampy

Date

August 25, 2015

Description

Under stones

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

swampy

Date

August 25, 2015

Description

3 seen

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

trc_alison

Date

August 25, 2015

Description

Road mortality :( Pretty sure this was the same snake I recorded on August 11th.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

roadkill12345

Date

August 2, 2015 10:24 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Date

July 12, 2012

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

bouteloua

Date

August 22, 2015

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

November 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Observed basking in sunlight under a break in the forest canopy.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

August 23, 2015 03:51 PM EDT

Description

Roadkill

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What

Valley Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. fitchi

Observer

noelle

Date

August 22, 2015 03:12 PM PDT

Description

Was sitting on branch, basking in sun, right next to trail.

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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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