Definition of Nerodia sipedon

1. Noun. In some classifications placed in the genus Nerodia; western United States snake that seldom ventures far from water.

Exact synonyms: Banded Water Snake, Common Water Snake, Natrix Sipedon
Generic synonyms: Water Snake
Group relationships: Genus Natrix, Natrix



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerodia Sipedon

Neri's sign
Nerita peloronta
Neritidae
Nerium
Nerium oleander
Nernst
Nernst's equation
Nernst's theory
Nernst equation
Nernst lamp
Nernst lamps
Nernst potential
Nero's crown
Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus
Nerodia
Nerodia sipedon (current term)
Neronian
Nerthus
Nertz
Neruda
Nerva
Nervous-Nellie
Nervous-Nelly
Nervous Nellie
Nervous Nelly
Nerys
Nesokia
Nessa
Nesselrode

Literary usage of Nerodia sipedon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pamphlets: Natural History (1872)
"Nerodia sipedon, B. fy G,— Watersnake. SPEC. CHAR. ... Nerodia sipedon, B. & G. 1. c. (1858), 88. The watersnake is an abundant species, although, ..."

2. Catalogue of Colubrine Snakes in the Collection of the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1858)
"Nerodia sipedon, N. woodhousii, and N. transversa, Baird Sf Girard, Catal. p. 38 et seq. Tropidonotus fasciatus, var., Dum. fy Bibr. vii. p. 568. ..."

3. Familiar Life in Field and Forest: The Animals, Birds, Frogs, and Salamanders by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1898)
"The water snake or water adder (Natruc fasciata sipedon; Nerodia sipedon of other authors). Length, forty eight inches ; dull bronze brown above, ..."

4. An Authentic History of Lancaster County: In the State of Pennsylvania by Jacob Isidor Mombert (1869)
"NERODIA sipedon—common water snake; abundant, but harmless. fasciata—a very pretty mottled species of water snake. ..."

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