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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Coast Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

james3

Date

July 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Date

July 10, 2014 11:43 AM PDT

Description

Black dorsal side with 3 yellow stripes, found in leaf litter in oak woodland by dried up stream, 1 3/4 feet long

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

western terrestrial garter snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

jay

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Mountain Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

kaitlin

Date

July 13, 2014

Description

First observed from within the Fish House swimming in the water. Photographed as it exited the water on opposite bank.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

kueda

Date

July 7, 2014 07:51 PM PDT

Description

This snake had a wad of sticky slime in its mouth and a bunch of pine needles. Some other animal's defense mechanism, perhaps?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mountain Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

bdandrews

Date

July 6, 2014

Description

Found along the shorline of Rim Lake.

Photos / Sounds

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

damontighe

Date

July 10, 2014 06:23 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

bdandrews

Date

July 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Coast Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

July 10, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

texasblonde

Date

July 10, 2014 09:21 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

texasblonde

Date

July 8, 2014 04:25 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wandering Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. vagrans

Observer

texasblonde

Date

July 8, 2014 09:46 AM MDT
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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.