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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Gray Ratsnake in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Gray Ratsnake
Elaphe Spiloides

Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Population
Carolinian Population

in Canada

Gray Ratsnake (Elaphe spiloides)

Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Population - Threatened
Carolinian Population - Endangered

2007



COSEWIC
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
in Canada
COSEWIC logo


COSEPAC

Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
au Canada


COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2007. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Gray Ratsnake Elaphe spiloides (Great Lakes/St. Lawrence population and Carolinian population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  vii + 33 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

Previous Report:

COSEWIC 2000. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Eastern Ratsnake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 35 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

Prior, K.A., and P.J. Weatherhead. 1998. COSEWIC status report on the Eastern Ratsnake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 1-35 pp.

 

Production Note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Jeffrey Row for writing the status report on the Gray Ratsnake Elaphe spiloides (Great Lakes/St. Lawrence population and Carolinian population) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Ron Brooks, Co-chair of the COSEWIC Amphibians and Reptiles Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819–953–3215
Fax: 819–994–3684
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca
http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la Couleuvre obscure (Elaphe spiloides) (population des Grands Lacs et du Saint-Laurent et population carolinienne) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Gray Ratsnake -- Illustration by Mandi Eldridge, Guelph, Ontario.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/529-2007E-PDF
ISBN: 978-0-662-46024-4

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