common water snake


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Noun1.common water snake - in some classifications placed in the genus Nerodiacommon 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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Nerodia 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.
Facultative parthenogenetic reproduction in vertebrates has been presumed to have occurred in the common water snake Nerodia sipedon (Skalka and Vozenilek, 1986), the Javan wart snake Acrochordus javanicus (Magnusson, 1979), the file snake A.