Classification
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  • 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
  • Spanish
    • Coralillo
    • Culebra de arena
    • Culebra roja
    • Culebra suelera semianillada
  • English
    • Western Groundsnake

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

conormcmahon

Date

April 15, 2016 10:05 PM CDT

Description

Independence Creek, Terrell County, TX
After Dark

Found under a rock by the trail; the ground here is sand or gravel. The surrounding vegetation is mostly grass, cactus, and thin scrub. Relatively near (probably only a few hundred feet) from the Pecos.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

liapun312

Date

April 30, 2016 03:32 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Flipped

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

liapun312

Date

April 30, 2016 01:38 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Flipped

Photos / Sounds

What

Variable Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata ssp. semiannulata

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 15, 2012 10:33 PM CDT

Description

AOR on Hwy 90. Imaged only. GTS 1290.

First "SnakeDays in Sanderson" weekend.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

liapun312

Date

April 30, 2016 12:25 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Flipped under a rock

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

troyhibbitts

Date

April 24, 2016 05:10 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

thomas_belford

Date

April 26, 2016 12:16 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Single specimen was observed on concrete beneath a piece of plywood.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

romeyswanson

Date

April 24, 2016 08:29 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

bradyjross

Date

April 17, 2016 12:59 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

bradyjross

Date

April 17, 2016 12:44 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

bradyjross

Date

April 17, 2016 12:40 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Groundsnake Sonora semiannulata

Observer

bradyjross

Date

April 16, 2016 02:55 PM 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.
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