Butler's garter snake

The Butler's garter snake is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Butler's Garter Snakes are a relatively short-lived species and they reach sexual maturity in their second spring. The species is ovoviviparous. More

Butler's Garter Snake (Thamnophis butleri) Description: A small black, brown, or olive snake with three distinct yellow stripes down the back and a yellowish belly. Some specimens have dark spots between the stripes. The dark head is very small. More

The Butler's garter snake is very hard to tell apart from its cousin, the eastern plains garter snake in the seven southeastern counties (see map) of Wisconsin where their range overlaps. More

Butler's Garter Snake (Thamnophis butleri) Color Photograph: Ohio Department of Natural Resources Color Photograph: Courtesy of Jonathan Crowe Thamnophis sirtalis More

* Butler's Garter Snake Conservation Strategy * Wisconsin Wildlife Action Plan Profile Return to Reptiles list Overview Species Overview Butler's gartersnakes (Thamnophis butleri), a Threatened Species in Wisconsin, prefer More

* Butler's Garter Snake, Thamnophis butleri (Cope, 1889) * Goldenhead Garter Snake, Thamnophis chrysocephalus (Cope, 1885) * Western Aquatic Garter Snake, Thamnophis couchii (Kennicott, 1859) * Blackneck Garter Snake, Thamnophis cyrtopsis More

Butler's Garter Snake ( Thamnophis butleri ) = Butler's Garter Snake | Thamnophis butleri photo Butler's Garter Snake Photograph by Bruce Kingsbury. License: Public Domain. More

The Butler's garter snake, a protected species in Wisconsin, was discovered on his property in Menomonee Falls in 1999, and afterward, he struggled to satisfy the competing demands of the Department of Natural Resources and getting his project off the ground. More

Butler's Garter Snake is olive-brown to black with yellow or orange side stripes. These stripes occupy the 3rd scale row and parts of the 2nd and 4th rows. More

the BUTLER'S GARTER SNAKE, which feeds almost exclusively on earthworms (which do not occupy saturated wetland soils), upland habitat is crucial for obtaining food and shelter, and incubating embryos. More

Butler's Garter Snake (Thamnophis butleri) No photo of the Butler's Garter Snake available. The Butler's Garter Snake is from the order Squamata. Species from this order are amphisbaenians, lizards or snakes. More

the Butler's garter snake as a threatened species in Wisconsin. Disdain for the snake. Disdain for the law. Disdain for the environment. Disdain for science. (They demonstrated no understanding of the biology of the snake, and no interest in understanding it. More

Butler's Garter Snake Will Remain on Protected List The Butler's garter snake can rest easy. A legislative committee today voted not to remove the snake from a threatened species list that stops people from killing it. More

Features: Butler's Garter Snake (Thamnophis butleri) has the longitudinal striping characteristic of garter snakes, but it is smaller, rarely exceeding 50 cm. The head is relatively much smaller than in other garter snakes. More

Common names

butler's garter snake in English - English
Butlers Strumpfbandnatter in German - Deutsch

Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Thamnophis
Species : Thamnophis butleri
Authority : COPE 1889