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Nerodia fasciata (Linnaeus, 1766) - Broad-banded Watersnake


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
County map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Historical locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake). Black circles ( ) represent records after 1986, blue squares ( ) represent records between 1966 and 1986, orange triangles ( ) represent records prior to 1966. Note that more recent records might conceal underlying older records.
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical County Map

Historical county map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Historical county map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake). Black circles ( ) represent records after 1986, blue squares ( ) represent records between 1966 and 1986, orange triangles ( ) represent records prior to 1966. Note that only the most recent county record for each county is shown.
Map created 28 February 2018.

Ecological Drainage Locality Map

Ecological Drainage Units map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Major Watersheds locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake) has a total of 64 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 9 counties and 37 localities. There are a total of 32 collectors and 42 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 46 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1897 and its most recent collection year is 2014. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 17 and October 7, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake) by county. Some values are unavailable since some records are represented solely by historical literature reports, which sometimes lack complete collecting data. Click on a county name to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
County Localities Collections Collectors Dates Expeditions Earliest Year Latest Year
Bollinger 3 3 1 2 2 1979 1979
Butler 3 13 5 8 10 1897 1996
Dunklin 8 12 6 8 8 1904 1962
Mississippi 3 5 3 4 4 1936 1938
New Madrid 1 3 1 1 1
Pemiscot 2 4 3 3 4 1922 1941
Ripley 1 1 1 1 1 1984 1984
Stoddard 9 16 18 14 15 1937 2014
Wayne 5 5 7 5 5 1989 2003

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Nerodia fasciata (Broad-banded Watersnake). Counties are listed in descending order of their likelihood of having this species. Click on a county to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
Likelihood County Rationale Ecoregion / Watershed
2 Cape Girardeau Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Scott Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
8 Carter Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Black River Hills Border
8 Madison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Black River Hills Border
9 Iron Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
11 Oregon Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands
11 Perry Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands
11 Reynolds Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Reptilia Laurenti, 1768 - Reptiles
Order:
Squamata Oppel, 1811 - Lizards and Snakes
Suborder:
Serpentes Linnaeus, 1758 - Snakes
Family:
Colubridae Oppel, 1811 - Typical Harmless Snakes
Genus:
Nerodia Baird and Girard, 1853 - North American Watersnakes
Species:
Nerodia fasciata (Linnaeus, 1766) - Broad-banded Watersnake

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)