Thamnophis c. cyrtopsis

Blackneck Garter Snake, Thamnophis c. cyrtopsis
Middle Percha, east of Kingston
July 10, 2017

This species is found in the southwestern United States southward to
Guatemala.  Although found in a variety of habitats it is generally near
water.  Synonyms including
T. eques have been used for this species in
the past, that scientific name is now reserved for the Mexican Garter Snake.

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