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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

tiwane

Date

November 11, 2014 01:24 PM PST

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What

Coast Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

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dave-barry

Date

November 10, 2014

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Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 10, 2014

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

pkleeman

Date

November 5, 2014 02:18 PM PST

Description

Juvenile

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Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 1, 2014

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

tiwane

Date

October 26, 2014 12:38 PM PDT

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Description

Coast Garter Snake (Thamnophis elegans terrestris). Really beautiful coloration, possibly the prettiest I've ever seen.

San Mateo County, California.

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Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

October 24, 2014 03:56 PM PDT

Description

Found under a board . Looks freshly molted . A very bright individual . Temperature about 56 degrees F. at the time of the observation .

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Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

justin2

Date

October 18, 2014 09:58 AM PDT

Description

Snake under a cedar

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

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jmaughn

Date

October 17, 2014

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

tiwane

Date

October 17, 2014 03:13 PM PDT

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Observer

johnwilliams

Date

July 16, 2011

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

April 30, 2010
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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.