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  • Scientific Names
    • Thamnophis elegans
    • Eutainia elegans
    • Thamnophis ordinoides elegans
  • English
    • Terrestrial Gartersnake
    • Coast Gartersnake
    • Western Terrestrial Garter Snake
    • Coast Garter Snake
  • German
    • Bergstrumpfbandnatter
  • Spanish
    • culebra listonada elegante
    • culebra de agua
    • culebra de agua nómada occidental terrestre

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Recent observations

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

temminicki

Date

the past

Description

in the process of eating a mouse so I didn't want to disturb it too much

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What

Coast Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

temminicki

Date

the past

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What

Mountain Gartersnake Thamnophis elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

fundad

Date

September 30, 2011

Description

Heard some rumors that this Garter snake has disappeared or is extremely rare in this area, compared to years past.. I have seen
a number of theses snakes in different areas up in the past few years, with
VERY minimal effort.. (see other HERP records).

I will continue to work the area, when I visit some of my big bear clients..

At quick glance they seem to be doing well to me, but I will continue my efforts..

This one was found in the downtown area in a quick 10 minute search

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

john8

Date

October 7, 2010 03:36 PM PDT

Description

Wandering subspecies; Farmington Bay WMA

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

lilerbie3

Date

December 16, 2014 01:30 PM PST

Description

Thamnophis elegans terrestris

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What

Coast Gartersnake Thamnophis elegans ssp. terrestris [inactive]

Observer

abr

Date

April 1, 2003

Description

Day approximate.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

temminicki

Date

June 16, 2009

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Observer

johnwilliams

Date

April 27, 2012

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

temminicki

Date

September 7, 2014

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

October 15, 2011 12:51 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

June 13, 2011 12:34 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Appears to be eating a slug , perhaps a Banana Slug ( which are this color here ) .

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

richardwasson

Date

April 28, 2008

Description

Caught this garter snake crossing the trail at creek access no. 3.

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Description from Wikipedia

The western terrestrial garter snake (Thamnophis elegans) is a western North American species of colubrid snake. Seven subspecies are currently recognized.

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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.