Specimen Information

Nerodia sipedon
Nerodia sipedon
(Northern Watersnake)
Reptiles-Snakes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID253772
GroupReptiles-Snakes
GenusNerodia
Speciessipedon
Common NameNorthern Watersnake
StateCA
CountyPlacer
LocalityRoseville, Kaseberg Creek, adjacent to Woodcreek Highschool, NW of the intersection of Junction Blvd and Woodcreek Oaks Blvd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Coon-Upper Auburn
HUC8 Number18020161
HUC10 NamePleasant Grove Creek-Cross Canal
HUC10 Number1802016103
HUC12 NamePleasant Grove Creek
HUC12 Number180201610302
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month4
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17867
Author:Balfour, P.S., D. Brown, E.W. Stitt, K. Grinsell, and A.K. Buchanan
Date:2007
Title:Geographic Distribution: Nerodia sipedon (Northern Watersnake). USA: California: Placer Co.
Journal:Herpetological Review
Volume:38
Issue:4
Pages:489
CommentsAdditional individuals of undetermined sex were also observed but were not captured. One pair was observed copulating at this site.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Museum Cat NumberCAS 235995-235996
VerifierMichael Dorcas, John Willson and Whit Gibbons
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Classadult
SizeSVL 678 mm and SVL 906 mm
Number of Females2


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