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  • Spanish
    • Culebra suelera semianillada
    • Culebra roja
    • Culebra de arena
    • Coralillo
  • English
    • Western Groundsnake
    • Groundsnake
    • Ground Snake
  • Unknown
    • Ground Snake
  • Scientific Names
    • Sonora semiannulata
    • Homalosoma episcopum
    • Lamprosoma episcopum
    • Sonora bancroftae
    • Sonora episcopa
    • Sonora mosaueri
    • Sonora semiannulata blanchardi
    • Sonora semiannulata gloydi
    • Sonora taylori

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What

Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

johnkarges

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Sonora semiannulata (Ground Snake) found under rock on grassy rocky slope with shallow soils. Toeslope of limestone hills, not far upslope of wooded valley floor. Mid-morning, partly cloudy with bright sun. Retained as voucher with tissues (UT-TNHC)

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

toby

Date

April 12, 2014 10:59 AM CDT

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Date

April 12, 2014 11:53 AM CDT

Description

Found under rock by Marla Hibbitts on Independence Creek Preserve (Nature Conservancy)

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

connor22

Date

April 13, 2014 03:09 PM CDT

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

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connor22

Date

April 13, 2014 01:05 PM CDT

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

clemons010

Date

March 8, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Ground Snake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

dvalov

Date

April 6, 2014 11:33 AM MDT

Description

Medía de unos 20 cm, color café sin rayas. Capturada por un gato pero rescatada y liberada sin ningún daño. Muy activa y trataba de esconderse primero bajo el cuerpo del gato y entonces mi zapato.

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

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toby

Date

April 5, 2014 10:57 AM CDT

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

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toby

Date

April 5, 2014 11:02 AM CDT

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

toby

Date

March 30, 2014 04:22 PM CDT

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

connor22

Date

March 30, 2014 07:37 PM CDT

Place

78582, Rio Grande City, Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

March 30, 2014 11:44 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The western ground snake (Sonora semiannulata) is a species of small, harmless colubrid snake endemic to North America. It is sometimes referred to as the common ground snake or variable ground snake as its patterning and coloration can vary widely, even within the same geographic region.

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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.