Eastern Ribbon Snake

Thamnophis saurita

Summary 2

The ribbon snake (Thamnophis sauritus) is a common species of garter snake endemic to Eastern North America. It is a nonvenomous species of snake. It averages 16–35 inches (41–89 cm) in length and is a member of the genus Thamnophis. The snake can be renowned for their physical traits of having slim bodies, sleek scales and lateral body stripes. It can be described as having a dark brown coloration with bright yellow spots tracing down the

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iNat Map

Taxonomy:suborder Snakes
Common finds Garter Snakes (Thamnophis)