Classification
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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
  • French
    • couleuvre de l'Ouest

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Recent observations

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What

Coast Gartersnake Thamnophis elegans ssp. terrestris

Observer

irusso

Date

May 5, 2016 11:56 AM PDT

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

philwarren

Date

May 2, 2016 12:08 PM PDT

Place

Bodega Bay (Google, OSM)

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What

Coast Gartersnake Thamnophis elegans ssp. terrestris

Observer

andym

Date

April 30, 2016

Description

In the redwoods, about 80 feet above Zayante creek

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

sunfishmoonlight

Date

April 28, 2016 08:57 AM PDT

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What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

psweet

Date

May 27, 2013 01:16 PM CDT

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

aschlosser

Date

April 21, 2016 02:26 PM PDT

Description

Thamnophis elegans terrestris

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

kueda

Date

April 23, 2016 02:06 PM PDT

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What

Mountain Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

birdgal5

Date

July 25, 2013 10:53 AM PDT

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 22, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

kokanee

Date

July 24, 2014

Description

Garter snake on the forest floor. There are two colour phases shown here.

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

wdthein

Date

April 19, 2016 06:47 PM PDT

Description

Eating an earthworm

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What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

cholla

Date

June 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.
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