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PACIFIC RING-NECKED SNAKE
Diadophis punctatus amabilis

Pacific Ring-necked Snake - Diadophis punctatus amabilis Diadophis punctatus amabilis  from Alameda County, California
                                                                     Photo by Travis Dimler

Pacific Ring-necked Snake - Diadophis punctatus amabilis Diadophis punctatus amabilis (ventral view)  from Alameda Co.,
California                                                       Photo by Travis Dimler



Distribution:  Diadophis punctatus amabilis is endemic to California occurring from just north of the San Francisco Bay in Sonoma County, southward to the Monterey Bay region.

Legal Status:  This species has no protected status.



Pacific Ring-necked Snake - Diadophis punctatus amabilis x occidentalis Diadophis punctatus amabilis  from eastern Lake Co., California
where  it   probably  intergrades  with  Diadophis  p.  occidentalis
                                                                  Photo by Nancy Mittasch





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