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  • English
    • Short-headed Gartersnake
    • Shorthead Garter Snake
  • Scientific Names
    • Thamnophis brachystoma
    • Eutaenia brachystoma
  • German
    • Kurzkopf-Strumpfbandnatter

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Short-headed Gartersnake Thamnophis brachystoma

Observer

beardedfrog

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Seen on Dripping Rock trail.

(I found it laying on the stick that's draped on the log)

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Short-headed Gartersnake Thamnophis brachystoma

Observer

briansg

Date

June 2, 2007

Description

Several were found under debris in over-grown vacant lot.

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Short-headed Gartersnake Thamnophis brachystoma

Observer

briansg

Date

June 22, 2007

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Short-headed Gartersnake Thamnophis brachystoma

Observer

briansg

Date

May 28, 2007

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Short-headed Gartersnake Thamnophis brachystoma

Observer

briansg

Date

May 26, 2009

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Short-headed Gartersnake Thamnophis brachystoma

Observer

shedyourfears

Date

May 30, 2013 05:06 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Short head garter snake 5/30/13

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What

Short-headed Gartersnake Thamnophis brachystoma

Observer

rcurtis

Date

June 1, 1984

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

date approximate; frequent in suburban old fields

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Description from Wikipedia

Thamnophis brachystoma, the shorthead garter snake or short-headed gartersnake, is a small species of colubrid snake found in small pockets in northwestern Pennsylvania and southwest New York. Name comes from the Greek words "Brachy", meaning short, and "stoma", meaning mouth.

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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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