Specimen Information

Nerodia rhombifer
Nerodia rhombifer
(Diamond-backed Watersnake)
Reptiles-Snakes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID164536
GroupReptiles-Snakes
GenusNerodia
Speciesrhombifer
Common NameDiamond-backed Watersnake
StateCA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCalifornia Region
HUC8 Number18000000
Map
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Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14515
Author:Stitt, E.W., and P.S. Balfour.
Date:2005
Title:Watersnakes (Nerodia) in California: different fates for two introduced species. (Abstract only).
Publisher:Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 11, 2005, Tampa, Florida.
CommentsHigh densities were noted in an isolated reservoir in the late 1980s. None seen since 1999.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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