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

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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

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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

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ashleytubbs

Date

June 14, 2014 08:37 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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muir

Date

October 18, 2014 07:07 AM EDT

Place

Dyke Marsh (Google, OSM)

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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thall

Date

July 21, 2014 04:51 PM EDT

Description

The cloudy eyes and dull colors are signs this water snake will soon be shedding its skin (ecdysis).

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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larebaltaf

Date

September 19, 2014 12:50 PM HST

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paulpiccotti

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

This snake was found in thick grass and weeds near the side of a stream. It is colored various shades of brown, like the colors of mud and soil. It is a relatively long snake, just longer than arm's length.

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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csavy

Date

October 1, 2014

Description

Disturbed on trail near water. Slipped down steep bank into waterside vegetation.

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ckalita

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

Found in wetland habitat near picnic area.

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muir

Date

September 28, 2014 12:09 PM EDT
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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.