banded water snake


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Noun1.banded water snake - in some classifications placed in the genus Nerodiabanded water snake - in some classifications placed in the genus Nerodia; western United States snake that seldom ventures far from water
water snake - any of various mostly harmless snakes that live in or near water
genus Natrix, Natrix - water snakes; a cosmopolitan genus
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The banded water snake (Nerodia sipedon, ISUVC #4038) was more common in less-developed areas, but still less common than the eastern garter snake.
A banded water snake (Natrix sipedon) slithers upstream defying the strong current.
The most common snakes encountered in the central part of the state are black racers, ribbon snakes, yellow rat snakes, banded water snakes, red rat snakes, pigmy rattlers, and an occasional indigo.