Species Guide

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Species Gu >

There are 35 species of garter snake. The goal of this section is to provide information on each one.

Each species page has some basic data about the species, including length, range, legal status, diet, and availability to (and suitability for) the pet trade.

This section has always been in a half-unfinished state. I continue to add details to each species page, but could always use some help. If you’d like to add your contributions, by all means contact me.

If you’d like to know about the garter snakes in your area, select your province, state or country.

If you’re interested in garter snakes, you might also be interested in their closest relatives, such as brown, red-bellied, queen and water snakes. Here’s a list of North American natricine snakes.

Garter Snake Species Pages

By Location

If you’re not sure what species you want to learn more about, or you’re interested in learning about which garter snakes live in your area, choose one of the following state, province and country pages:

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