Nerodia Baird and Girard 1853 (water snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Parent taxon: Natricinae according to D. Parmley and K. B. Hunter 2010

See also Behler and King 1979, Carroll 1988, Holman 1985 and Parmley and Holman 1995

Sister taxa: Clonophis, Micronatrix, Natrix, Neonatrix, Paleonatrix, Regina, Seminatrix, Tropidoclonion, Virginia

Subtaxa: Nerodia hillmani Nerodia sipedon

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore-piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (32: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (11: Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Indiana, Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (7: Florida, Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 53 collections including 57 occurrences

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