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Farancia abacura (abacura)

Synonyms: Calopisma abacura; Calopisma abacurum; Coluber abacuras; Farancia abacurus; Helicops abacurus; Hydrops abacura

Wikipedia Abstract

The mud snake (Farancia abacura) is a species of nonvenomous, semiaquatic, colubrid snake endemic to the southeastern United States.
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Infraspecies

Farancia abacura abacura (Eastern mud snake)
Farancia abacura reinwardtii (Western Mud Snake)

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  19 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Central U.S. hardwood forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
East Central Texas forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Everglades United States Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Florida sand pine scrub United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Middle Atlantic coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Mississippi lowland forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Piney Woods forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
South Florida rocklands United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern conifer forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Southeastern mixed forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Texas blackland prairies United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Gulf Coastal grasslands Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Big Cypress National Preserve V 732120 Florida, United States
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Jean Lafitte National Hist. Park & Preserve National Historical Park II 17686 Louisiana, United States
Little River National Wildlife Refuge   Oklahoma, United States
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge IV 38256 Florida, United States
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge IV 26618 Alabama, United States

Predators

Agkistrodon piscivorus (conanti)[2]
Alligator mississippiensis (Alligator, Gator, American alligator, Florida alligator, Mississippi alligator, Louisiana alligator.)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Telorchis auridistomi <Unverified Name>[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Oklahoma City Zoological Parkreinwardti

Range Map

USA (E Texas, S/E Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, S/E North Carolina, E Virginia, W Tennessee, SE Missouri, S Illinois, W Kentucky);

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Sexual dimorphism in head shape and diet in the cottonmouth snake (Agkistrodon piscivorus), Shawn E. Vincent, Anthony Herrel and Duncan J. Irschick, J. Zool., Lond. (2004) 264, 53–59 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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