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Taxonomic Details for Nerodia taxispilota

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomDeuterostomia
PhylumChordata
SubphylumVertebrata
InfraphylumGnathostomata
SuperclassTetrapoda
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
SuborderSerpentes
InfraorderAlethinophidia
FamilyColubridae
SubfamilyNatricinae
GenusNerodia
SpeciesNerodia taxispilota
Common Name: Brown Water Snake
Authority: (Holbrook, 1838)
ITIS TSN: 174255   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Habitat Type: Marsh, Salinity Zone: Fresh water
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Nerodia taxispilota
Brown water snake Nerodia taxispilota at GCE 7. This snake is not venemous. Photo by Caroline Reddy.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.