Nerodia sipedon (Linnaeus, 1758)

Northern Water Snake

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Reptile

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Order: Squamata

Family: Colubridae

Genus: Nerodia

Species: Nerodia sipedon

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
VT - Uncommon (state rank: S3 (Vulnerable))
VT Draft WAP (Sept. 2015) - SGCN (Medium Priority)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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