*The colored areas of the map above represent parishes with currently known records for the given species (Source: Jeff Boundy, LA Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries). By no means does it represent the full range of the species in the state, nor does it necessarily mean that a species can be found throughout the parish with the record. This is provided as a guide to where you might be able to find these species in the state and to aid in identification. A descriptive explanation of the range of each species can be found in the text below.
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Subspecies: No subspecies recognized.
Louisiana Range: Statewide, but largely absent from the Florida Parishes, as well as parts of west-central and northern Louisiana.
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Global Conservation Status: Graham’s Crayfish Snakes are listed as Least Concern by the IUCN Red List. Their NatureServe Global Conservation Status Rank is G5 (Secure).
Federal Conservation Status: None
Louisiana Conservation Status: Graham’s Crayfish Snakes do not have any special status in Louisiana.
Author's Remarks: I have observed two individuals of this species, both in the same location in Attakapas WMA (St. Mary Parish), where I have also observed Glossy Crayfish Snakes. The individual from Acadia Parish was found by a friend’s friend in his crawfish pond.