Western ribbon snake


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Noun1.Western ribbon snake - yellow- or reddish-striped snake of temperate woodlands and grasslands to tropicsWestern ribbon snake - yellow- or reddish-striped snake of temperate woodlands and grasslands to tropics
garter snake, grass snake - any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes
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Number Capture Species Captured Rate (%) Red-sided Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) 41.0 18.6 Western Plains Garter Snake (Thamnophis radix) 23.0 10.5 Western Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis proximus) 10.0 4.5 Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus) 9.0 4.1 Western Fox Snake (Elaphe vulpina 7.0 3.2 Yellow-bellied Racer (Coluber constrictor) 4.0 1.8 Prairie Kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster) 1.0 0.5 Diamond-backed Water Snake (Nerodia rhombifer) 1.0 0.5 Total 96.0 43.6
The western ribbon snake (Thamnophis proximus): Ecology of a western population.
The western ribbon snake (Thamnophis proximus) and rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus) were not found, but they are probably present.
Five of these, i.e., common kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula), eastern racer (Coluber constrictor), eastern rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta), western ribbon snake (Thamnophis proximus) and copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), are considered to be generalists in their habitat and/or their prey preferences (Conant & Collins 1998).

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