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  • Scientific Names
    • Nerodia sipedon
    • Coluber sipedon
    • Natrix sipedon
    • Tropidonotus sepedon
    • Tropidonotus sipedon
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    • Siegel-Ringelnatter, Siegelringnatter
    • Siegel-Ringelnatter
    • Siegelringnatter
  • English
    • Northern Watersnake

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Northern water snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Date

August 2, 2011

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

wonder_al

Date

June 18, 2010 01:48 PM CDT

Description

Loyalsock Creek, Loyalsock State Forest, PA

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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pete_woods

Date

September 6, 2007 02:01 PM EDT

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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gtsalmon

Date

August 16, 2008 02:03 AM CDT

Description

Adult gravid female. Imaged only. GTS 614.

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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gtsalmon

Date

June 13, 2009 12:34 PM CDT

Description

Adult gravid female found in shed at animal hospital utility shed. Thermoregulating? Todd Gdula holding for picture. Imaged only. GTS 711.

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smwhite

Date

July 26, 2013 03:52 PM EDT

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What

Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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jojoh

Date

April 26, 2014 09:03 AM EDT

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gtsalmon

Date

July 17, 2009 02:42 PM CDT

Description

Gravid female (?) in storage shed. Found with Todd Gdula. Imaged only. GTS 804.

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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joshualincoln

Date

August 18, 2014

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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camelcreek

Date

July 27, 2014

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

benthebiologist

Date

September 7, 2014 02:45 PM CDT

Description

The Northern Watersnake.

This snake is commonly misidentified as a Cottonmouth, but is not venomous. (Although their musk is rather potent.)

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

June 14, 2014 08:37 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile

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Description from Wikipedia

The northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon) is a species of large, nonvenomous, common snake in the Colubridae family that is native to North America.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.