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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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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Date

August 17, 2013

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 25, 2009 12:19 AM CDT

Description

Basking in ornamental bush. Imaged only. GTS 863. UTA DC 7316 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 25, 2009 12:21 AM CDT

Description

Two individuals (male/female?) basking in a ornamental bush. GTS 864 and 865. UTA DC 7317 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 26, 2011 09:35 AM CDT

Description

Opaque adult (young gravid female?) in/on a tarp covering sand (thermoregulation). Imaged only. GTS 1095.

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 26, 2011 09:43 AM CDT

Description

In metal building. Imaged only. GTS 1096. UTA DC 7352 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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What

California Red-sided Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. infernalis

Observer

tiwane

Date

February 25, 2015 11:30 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

May 23, 2009 12:44 PM PDT

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

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npollock66

Date

October 2, 2006

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Observer

npollock66

Date

May 12, 2006

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

npollock66

Date

September 24, 2006

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California Red-sided Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. infernalis

Observer

kueda

Date

February 21, 2015 01:21 PM PST

Description

Watched two small males harangue a GIANT female. This was one of the males.

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What

California Red-sided Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. infernalis

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

February 21, 2015 01:09 PM PST
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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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