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Ringneck Snake


Diadophis punctatus

Northern ringneck snake
  • 25.4-38 cm; record 70.6 cm
  • shiny steel blue, slate or brown in colour
  • neck ring and belly orange-yellow
  • scales adjacent to neck ring darker
  • belly has interrupted row of small black spots
  • scales smooth; anal scale divided
  • lays eggs
  • NOT AT RISK