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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 de agua
    • Culebra listonada común
  • French
    • couleuvre rayée

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

hatmatack

Date

May 27, 2016

Description

Found dead - likely drowned in flash flood.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

San Francisco Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. tetrataenia

Observer

paranger

Date

May 29, 2016 07:00 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Not a positive ID, but one ranger and one visitor saw a snake with vivid turquoise stripes as it crossed the trail heading uphill away from riparian area.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Date

May 30, 2016 02:57 PM EDT

Description

Only had my phone unfortunately so I couldn't get a decent picture.

Photos / Sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

kp123

Date

May 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

magnolia92

Date

May 30, 2016 09:24 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

swampy

Date

May 29, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Red-sided Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. infernalis

Observer

loarie

Date

May 29, 2016 10:06 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

ctracey

Date

May 28, 2016 02:53 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

speiden

Date

May 26, 2016 02:18 PM PDT

Description

Remains

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis

Observer

nbdragonflyguy

Date

May 27, 2016 04:35 PM ADT

Description

Found dead. One possible explanation for its demise is that it had drowned during the recent flash flood.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

kenwills

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

kenwills

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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