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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos ) in Canada

COSEWICAssessment and Update Status Report
on the
Eastern Hog-nosed Snake
Heterodon platirhinos
in Canada

Eastern Hog-nosed Snake

Threatened 2007

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



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 Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. viii + 36 pp.

Previous reports

COSEWIC. 2001. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 23 pp.

Schueler, F.W. 2001. COSEWIC assessment and status report on theEastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos in Canada, in COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. Pages 1-23 pp.

Schueler, F.W. 1997. COSEWIC status report on the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 21 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Karine Bériault for writing the update status report on the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos, prepared under contract with Environment Canada. This update report was overseen and edited by Ron Brooks, Co-chair, 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
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la couleuvre à nez plat (Heterodon platirhinos) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Eastern Hog-nosed Snake -- ©Illustration by Mandi Eldridge, Guelph Ontario.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2008.

Catalogue No. CW69-14/537-2008E-PDF
ISBN978-0-662-48455-4

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