An adult Mississippi Green Watersnake from Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana (iNat: 94169185). Image by iNat user Robert Dobbs (r_dobbs).
An adult Mississippi Green Watersnake from Union County, Illinois (iNat: 109235635). Image by iNat user Daniel Sembroski (danlego).
An adult Mississippi Green Watersnake from Union County, Illinois (iNat: 137590959). Image by iNat user (bobcc).
REPTILIA (Reptiles) SQUAMATA (PART) (Snakes) NATRICIDAE (Harmless Egg-Retaining Snakes)

Mississippi Green Watersnake
Nerodia cyclopion (Dumeril, Bibron & Dumeril 1854)


Conservation Status:

State: None

Federal: None
NatureServe State: None - None
NatureServe National: None - None
NatureServe Global: None - None
CITES: None
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Distribution:

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Number of Unique Obervations (=days): 0; Range: 01 Jan to 01 Jan
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Bibliography:
1854 Dumeril, A. M. Constant, Gabriel Bibron, and Auguste H. A. Dumeril. Erpetologie Generale ou Histoire Naturelle Complete Des Reptiles. Tome Septieme - Premiere Partie. [General Herpetology or Complete Natural History of Reptiles. Volume Seven - First Part.] Librairie Encyclopedique de Roret, Paris, France. 780pp.
1967 Brattstrom, Bayard H. A succession of Pliocene and Pleistocene snake fauna from the High Plains of the United States. Copeia 1967(1):188-202
An examination (or in many cases, a re-examination) of 11,000 accumulated skeletal elements from fossil deposits collected at various sites and ranging in age from Lower Pliocene to the Recent.
1998 Powell, Robert, Joseph T Collins, and Errol D Hooper Jr. A Key to Amphibians & Reptiles of the Continental United States and Canada. Univ Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. 131pp.
2004 Gibbons, J. Whitfield and Michael E. Dorcas. North American Water Snakes. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. pp.
2012 Powell, Robert, Joseph T Collins, and Errol D Hooper Jr. Key to the Herpetofauna of the Continental United States and Canada: Second Edition, Revised and Updated. Univ Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. 152pp.
2017 Crother, Brian I. (editor) Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding. Eighth edition. Herpetological Circulars (43):1-102
2019 Powell, Robert, Joseph T Collins, and Errol D Hooper Jr. Key to the Herpetofauna of the Continental United States and Canada. Third Edition. Univ Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. 192pp.
2023 Nunez, Leroy, Levi N Gray, David Weisrock, and Frank T Burbrink. The phylogenomic and biogeographic history of the Gartersnakes, Watersnakes, and Allies (Natricidae: Thamnophiini). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 186(5:107844):12
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