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Old 12-05-2021, 04:17 AM   #1
BottomFrog
Identify this Garter Snake

Heyo, just picked up a few babies for a steal, unfortunately I am horrible at identifying Garter Snakes, I always assume they are either checkered or common. I'll try to get a better photo but they're wiggly little guys!
 
Old 12-05-2021, 08:02 AM   #2
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I'm not sure if this is an issue in garter snake circles (I'd bet it is) but in other taxa (rosy boas come to mind here) making IDs visually is a dangerous practice as not all hybrids/intergrades/crosses can be distinguished reliably.

Given that keepers (some of them, anyway) reasonably place a lot of value on reliable IDs, the most responsible course in cases where the breeder can't absolutely confirm the ID is to call it Thamnophis sp.
 

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