Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Night Snake
  • Scientific Names
    • Hypsiglena torquata
    • Hypsiglena chlophaea
    • Hypsiglena chlorophaea
    • Hypsiglena gularis
    • Hypsiglena torquata chlorophaea
    • Leptodeira torquata
  • German
    • Nachtschlange
  • Seri
    • coimaj coospoj
  • Spanish
    • Culebra nocturna ojo de gato
    • Culebra ojo de gato
    • Culebra de la noche

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Recent observations

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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lydialoan

Date

October 21, 2014

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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fraserwatson

Date

June 24, 2016 07:09 AM MDT

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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andybridges

Date

June 23, 2016 09:16 PM MDT

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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randem

Date

June 7, 2016 09:43 PM PDT

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Description

83 F. @ 9:45 PM

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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dlbowls

Date

April 19, 2016 07:03 AM PDT

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Description

This was a small snake with a diameter comparable to the diameter of a pencil. When I first saw the snake, it was emerging from a hole in the ground that had a diameter about equal to the diameter of the snake.

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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ryan3

Date

April 26, 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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mbarazowski

Date

August 7, 2015 10:50 PM CDT

Description

Found while crossing dirt road

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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francisco3

Date

April 9, 2009 06:14 PM HST

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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pacof

Date

December 5, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

Description

En Paco´s Reserva Natural de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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ryanandrews

Date

February 14, 2014

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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randem

Date

August 12, 2015 09:09 PM PDT

Description

Mortally wounded on the highway.

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Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata

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arturo_herp

Date

August 14, 2015 12:11 PM YEKT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Encontrada en bosque de Juniperus

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Description from Wikipedia

Hypsiglena torquata, commonly known as the night snake, is a species of rear-fanged, colubrid. It is found throughout the southwestern and western United States, as well as in Mexico and British Columbia, Canada. The number of subspecies varies depending on the source, but it is generally accepted that there are 17.

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Conservation Summary

  • Mexico
    Sujeta a protección especial (Pr) (Source: Norma Oficial 059)
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