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  • French
    • couleuvre de l'Ouest
  • 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

Photos / Sounds

What

Mountain Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

paloma

Date

July 29, 2015 01:22 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 25, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

tiwane

Date

July 17, 2015 10:27 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

jen_williams

Date

July 11, 2015 04:50 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

jen_williams

Date

July 11, 2015 04:49 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

jen_williams

Date

July 11, 2015 04:50 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

jen_williams

Date

July 11, 2015 04:49 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

bgator

Date

July 5, 2015 10:17 AM MDT

Description

About 70 cm long, in shallow seep going under algae possibly feeding on tadpoles.

Photos / Sounds

What

Coast Gartersnake Thamnophis elegans ssp. terrestris [inactive]

Observer

mctatter

Date

July 10, 2015 04:10 PM PDT

Description

T. elegans terrestris? On Muddy Hollow Trail near Limantour Beach.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

jen_williams

Date

July 11, 2015 02:58 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

jen_williams

Date

July 11, 2015 10:42 AM MDT

Description

In willow

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

jen_williams

Date

July 11, 2015 10:34 AM MDT

Description

Escaped from grab attempt

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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.