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|Exact locality, based on specimen(s) or photographs examined|
|Exact locality, based on literature record believed valid|
|Approximate locality based on specimen(s) or photographs examined|
|Approximate locality based on literature record believed valid|
|County record only, based on specimens or photographs examined|
|County record only, based on literature report believed valid|
|?||Questionable and/or problematic record|
Of the four subspecies of
Thamnophis proximus listed by
Crother et al. (2012), only T. p.
proximus (Orange-striped Ribbonsnake) ranges into Tennessee (Conant and
Records of this species in
Tennessee are limited to four counties in the western part of the state.
Museum Records by Counties: Lake—KU 21810, 21811; MoSU R2576, R2943; SIUC R-3434, R-3435, R-3975; UIMNH 1185. Obion—APSU 2325, 2363, 3188; KU 154145; MSU 1036; UIMNH 2, 1184, 22609, 43719; UMMZ 84408; USNM 489479. Shelby—APSU 13997, 15946.
Literature Sources by Counties:
Hardeman—Parker (1948), Norton and Harvey (1975).
Shelby— Parker (1948).
Questionable and/or Erroneous Records:
Conservation Status: None.
Posted: 8 April 2009
Latest Revision: 22 July 2009