Reptiles, Amphibians, Crustaceans, Mollusks, Arthropods, Hydrozoans and Related Animals
Native US Snakes
> Midland Water Snake
Midland Water Snake
Copyright © Lewis Scharpf
Nerodia sipedon pleuralis
Except for the head, this snake is under shallow water.
Nikon COOLPIX S8200
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Ann, to my knowledge this is a Midland Water Snake. It could possibly be a Banded Water Snake. I will submit the photo to my herpetologist colleagues at Auburn University to get an absolutely positive identification.