genus Nerodia


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Noun1.genus Nerodia - North American water snakes
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
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New World natricines of the genus Nerodia occur throughout eastern North America and generally are associated with a variety of aquatic habitats (Gibbons and Dorcas, 2004).
After leaving snails, cercariae penetrate and encyst in tadpoles of the genera Lithobates, Hyla and Pseudacris, which, when fed to snakes of the genus Nerodia, adult flukes occurred in the mouth and esophagus of definitive hosts 35 days later (Byrd 1935; Walker 1939; Schell 1985).
Relative clutch masses reported here are the smallest ever reported for Nerodia sipedon sipedon within Ohio and throughout its entire range, and are among the smallest reported for the entire genus Nerodia in North America.