Southern ribbon snake
|Southern Ribbon Snake|
|Subspecies:||T. s. sackeni|
|Thamnophis sauritus sackeni
Southern ribbon snake (Thamnophis sauritus sackeni) is a species of garter snake. It is one of four subspecies of the eastern ribbon snake (Thamnophis sauritus) is smaller than the other Thamnophis sauritus subspecies at 16 to 30 inches and occurs in the southeastern United States from South Carolina, extreme southern Georgia and Alabama, southeast Mississippi and all of Florida at sea level to 500 feet.
The color is greenish olive, or blackish in old specimens. It has a dorsal stripe that is vetiver green or light olive-gray bordered on either side with black and lateral stripes are marguerite yellow.
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