erythrogaster used temporarily flooded wetland habitats more frequently than expected, whereas N.
Several examples of vertebrate predators switching to invasive prey include the previously threatened Lake Erie water snake, Nerodia
sipedon insularum (Conant & Clay, 1937) (Squamata: Colubridae), whose preferred prey is now the exotic Eurasian round goby, Neogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814) (Perciformes: Gobiidae) (King et al.
Elevated trace element concentrations and standard metabolic rates in banded water snakes (Nerodia
fasciata) exposed to coal combustion wastes.
spilota; Shine, 1991) and even in aquatic species (Nerodia
fasciata; Vincent et al., 2006), reinforcing its generality.
Common Watersnake (Nerodia
sipedon) On 8 May 2004, a juvenile Common Watersnake was observed exiting the western edge of the preserve.
grylio) 0 0 0 0 Unidentified frogs (Ranidae sp.) 2 1 0 0 Amphibians total 5 3 0 1 Water snakes (Nerodia
sp.) 0 1 0 0 Ribbon snake (Thamnophis sauritus) 1 0 0 0 Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) 0 0 0 0 Carolina anolis (Anoils carolinensis) 0 0 0 0 Turtles (Emydidae sp.) 0 0 0 0 Reptiles total 1 1 0 0 Total predation events 6 4 0 1 Month Mar.
In Brazil, pentastomid nymphs were reported parasitizing the fishes Serrasalmus nattereri Gunther, 1864, Pseudoplatystoma corruscans Spix & Agassiz, 1829, Phalloceros harpagos Lucinda, 2008 (Almeida et al., 2010) and Serrasalmus marginatus Valenciennes, 1837 (Vicentin et al., 2011), and also the snakes Helicops leopardinus (Schlegel, 1837) (Rego and Vicente, 1988), Nerodia
Ontogeny of predatory behaviour in the aquatic specialist snake, Nerodia
rhombifer, during the first year of life.
Jayne, "Muscular mechanisms of snake locomotion: an electromyographic study of lateral undulation of the florida banded water snake (Nerodia
fasciata) and the yellow rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta)," Journal of Morphology, vol.
First record of Nerodia
erythrogaster bogerti (Conant, 1953) (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
sipedon (common water snake).-- The common water snake appears to be found in nearly every stream and pond in Vigo County, and Dave's Pond is no exception.
The absence of the Northern Water Snake (Nerodia
sipedon) is unclear, but it might be linked to a lack of suitable hibernacula.