Copperbelly Water snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

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Listing Status:   

General Information

The snakes have a solid dark (usually black) back with a bright orange-red belly. They grow to 3 to 5 feet in length. They are not poisonous.

  • States/US Territories in which the Copperbelly Water snake, Indiana north of 40 degrees north latitude, Michigan, Ohio is known to or is believed to occur:  Indiana , Michigan , Ohio
  • US Counties in which the Copperbelly Water snake, Indiana north of 40 degrees north latitude, Michigan, Ohio is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
01/29/1997 Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region (Region 3) Indiana north of 40 degrees north latitude, Michigan, Ohio

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
09/18/1985 50 FR 37958 37967 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife; Notice of Review; 50 FR 37958-37967
11/15/1994 59 FR 58982 59028 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species.
09/06/2007 72 FR 51242 51243 Copperbelly Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta) Draft Recovery Plan
07/11/1994 59 FR 35307 35308 ETWP; Notice of Six-Month Extension and Reopening of Public Comment Period on the Proposed Rule To List the Northern Copperbelly Water Snake (Nerodia Erythrogaster Neglecta) as Threathened Species
01/06/1989 54 FR 554 579 ETWP; Animal Notice of Review; 54 FR 554 579
11/21/1991 56 FR 58804 58836 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species; 56 FR 58804 58836
08/18/1993 58 FR 43860 43863 ETWP; Proposed Threatened Status for the Northern Copperbelly Water Snake, Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta
12/30/1982 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species
01/29/1997 62 FR 4183 4192 ETWP; Determination of Threatened Status for the Northern Population of the Copperbelly Water Snake
02/28/1996 61 FR 7597 7613 ETWP; Review of Plant and Animal Taxa That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species
07/26/2011 76 FR 44564 44566 5-Year Status Reviews of Seven Listed Species: Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information
12/23/2008 73 FR 78822 78823 Approved Recovery Plan for the Copperbelly Water Snake Northern Distinct Population Segment
06/02/2006 71 FR 32124 32125 Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Northern Distinct Population Segment of the Copperbelly Water Snake

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
12/05/2008 Approved Recovery Plan for the Copperbelly Water Snake Northern Distinct Population Segment View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
06/02/2006 71 FR 32124 32125 Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Northern Distinct Population Segment of the Copperbelly Water Snake
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
09/06/2007 72 FR 51242 51243 Copperbelly Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta) Draft Recovery Plan
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
12/23/2008 73 FR 78822 78823 Approved Recovery Plan for the Copperbelly Water Snake Northern Distinct Population Segment
  • Notice Final Recovery Plan Availability
07/26/2011 76 FR 44564 44566 5-Year Status Reviews of Seven Listed Species: Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
05/24/2010 Copperbelly Water Snake Northern Population Segment 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Copperbelly Water snake.

» Conservation Plans

Candidate Conservation Agreements (CCA): (learn more)
CCA Plan Summaries
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» Petitions

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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