Reptile and Amphibian
Lifetime Species List

Daniel Parker

In this list  I have included all species and subspecies of reptile and amphibian that I have personally seen in the wild, including d.o.r. (dead on road) specimens. I have also included several forms which are no longer recognized as subspecies, but are interesting local variations.

 

Snakes

Boidae

Burmese Python Python  molurus  bivittatus


Colubridae
Texas Glossy Snake Arizona elegans arenicola
Arizona Glossy Snake
Arizona elegans noctivaga

Eastern Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus amoenus
Florida Scarlet Snake Cemphora coccinea coccinea
Northern Scarlet Snake Cemphora coccinea copei
Northern Black Racer Coluber constrictor constrictor
Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor priapus
Brownchin Racer Coluber constrictor helvigularis
Everglades Racer Coluber constrictor paludicola
Key Racer Coluber constrictor "hastii"
Blue Racer Coluber constrictor foxii
Buttermilk Racer Coluber constrictor anthicus
Tan Racer Coluber constrictor etheridgei

Blackmask Racer Coluber constrictor latrunculus
Southern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus punctatus
Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus edwardsii
Mississippi Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus stictogenys
Eastern Indigo Snake Drymarchon corais couperi
Texas Indigo Snake Drymarchon corais erebennus
Corn Snake Elaphe guttata guttata
Rosy Rat Snake Elaphe guttata "rosacea"
Thornscrub Rat Snake Elaphe guttata meahllmorum
Yellow Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta quadrivittata
Everglades Rat Snake  Elaphe obsoleta rossalleni
Gulf Hammock Rat Snake  Elaphe obsoleta "williamsi"
Gray Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta spiloides
Black/Gray Rat Intergrade Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta/spiloides
Black Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta
Texas Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta lindheimeri
Key Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta "deckerti"
Eastern Mud Snake Farancia abacura abacura
Western Mud Snake Farancia abacura reinwardtii
Mexican Hooknose Snake Snake Ficimia streckeri
Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos

Southern Hognose Snake Heterodon simus
Mexican Hognose Snake Heterodon nasicus kennerlyi
Texas Night Snake Hypsiglena torquata jani
Sonoran Night Snake
Hypsiglena torquata chlorophaea

Graybanded King Snake Lampropeltis alterna

Prairie King Snake Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster

South Florida Mole King Snake Lampropeltis calligaster occipitolineata

Mole King Snake Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata
Short-tailed Snake
Lampropeltis extenuata

Eastern King Snake Lampropeltis getula getula
Apalachicola King Snake Lampropeltis getula goini
Florida King Snake Lampropeltis getula floridana
Brook's King Snake Lampropeltis getula "brooksi"
California King Snake Lampropeltis getula californiae
Speckled King Snake Lampropeltis getula holbrooki

Black King Snake Lampropeltis getula nigra
Scarlet King Snake Lampropeltis triagulum elapsoides
Red Milk Snake Lampropeltis triagulum syspila
Eastern Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum

Mexican Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum annulata
Eastern Coachwhip Masticophis flagellum flagellum
Western Coachwhip Masticophis flagellum testaceus
Brown Water Snake Nerodia taxpilota
Banded Water Snake Nerodia fasciata fasciata
Florida Water Snake Nerodia fasciata pictiventris
Broad-banded Water Snake Nerodia fasciata confluens
Mangrove Water Snake Nerodia clarkii compressicauda

Gulf Salt Marsh Snake Nerodia clarkii clarkii
Florida Green Water Snake Nerodia floridana
Mississippi Green Water Nerodia cyclopion
Yellowbelly Water Snake Nerodia erythrogaster flavigaster

Blotched Water Snake Nerodia erythrogaster transversa
Redbelly Water Snake Nerodia erythrogaster erythrogaster
Midland Water Snake Nerodia sipedon pleuralis
Carolina Salt Marsh Snake Nerodia sipedon williamengelsi
Diamondback Water Snake Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer

Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus

Smooth Green Snake Opheodrys vernalis
Spotted Leafnose Snake Snake Phyllorhynchus decurtatus
Southern Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucas mugitus

Northern Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucas melanoleucas
Bull Snake Pituophis catenifer sayi
Sonoran Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer affinis
Striped Crayfish Snake Regina alleni

Graham's Crayfish Snake Regina grahami

Gulf Crayfish Snake Regina rigida sinicola

Queen Snake Regina septemvittata
Pine Woods Snake Snake Rhadinaea floridana
Texas Longnose Snake Rhinochelius lecontei tessellatus
Western Longnose Snake Rhinochelius lecontei lecontei
South Florida Swamp Seminatrix pygaea cyclas

North Florida Swamp Snake Seminatrix pygaea pygaea
Ground Snake Sonora semiannulata
Florida Brown Snake Storeria dekayi victa
Midland Brown Snake Storeria dekayi wrightorum
Northern Redbelly Snake Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata
Florida Redbelly Snake Storeria occipitomaculata obscura
Central Florida Crowned Snake Tantilla relicta neilli
Peninsula Crowned Snake Tantilla relicta relicta

Southeastern Crowned Snake Tantilla coronata
Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

Bluestripe Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis similis
Chicago Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis semifasciatus
Eastern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus sauritus
Peninsula Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus sackenii

Bluestripe Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus nitae
Western Ribbon Snake Thamnophis proximus proximus
Gulf Coast Ribbon Snake Thamnophis proximus orarius
Checkered Garter Snake Thamnophis marcianus marcianus
Rough Earth Snake Virginia striatula
Eastern Smooth Earth Snake Virginia valeriae valeriae
Western Smooth Earth Snake Virginia valeriae elegans
Western Lyre Snake Trimorphodon biscutatus lambda

Elapidae
Eastern Coral Snake Micrurus fulvius fulvius

Texas Coral Snake Micrurus fulvius tener

Viperidae
Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen
Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix
Broadband Copperhead
Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus

Western Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma
Florida Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti

Eastern Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox
Canebrake Rattlesnake
Crotalus horridus atricaudatus

Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus horridus

Northern Blacktail Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus molossus
Arizona Black Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus cereberus
Mojave Rattlesnake Crotalus scutulatus
Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnake Crotalus mitchelli pyrrhus
Banded Rock Rattlesnake Crotalus lepidus klauberi
Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius barbouri
Carolina Pygmy Rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius miliarus

Western/Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius steckeri/barbouri

Lizards

Agamidae

Redhead Agama Agama agama

 

Chamaeleonidae

Veiled Chameleon Chamaeleo  calyptratus


Phyrnosonatidae
Texas Horned Lizard Phrynosoma cornutum
Greater Short-horned Lizard Phrynosoma douglassii hernandesi
Southern Fence Lizard Sceloporus undulatus undulatus
Northern Fence Lizard Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus
Florida Scrub Lizard Sceloporus woodi
Striped Plateau Lizard Sceloporus virgatus
Mountain Spiny Lizard Sceloporus jarrovii
Crevice Spiny Lizard Sceloporus poinsetti poinsetti

Teiidae

Giant Ameiva  Ameiva  ameiva   
Six-lined Racerunner Cnemidophorus sexlineatus sexlineatus
Prairie Racerunner Cnemidophorus sexlineatus viridis

Argentine Black and White Tegu Tupinambis merianae

Scincidae
Southeastern Fiveline Skink Eumeces inexpectatus
Fiveline Skink Eumeces fasciatus
Broadhead Skink Eumeces laticeps

Bluetail Mole Skink Eumeces egregius lividus

Peninsula Mole Skink Eumeces egregius onocrepis

Northern Mole Skink Eumeces egregius similus
Florida Sand Skink Neoseps reynoldsi
Ground Skink Scincilla lateralis

Anguidae
Eastern Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus longicaudus
Western Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus attenuatus
Island Glass Lizard Ophisaurus compressus
Eastern Glass Lizard Ophisaurus ventralis

Polychridae
Brown Anole Anolis sagrei
Common Green Anole Anolis carolinensis carolinensis
Pale-throated Green Anole Anolis carolinensis seminolis
Knight Anole Anolis equestris

Bark Anole Anolis distichus

Puerto Rican Crested Anole Anolis cristatellus cristatellus

Cuban Green Anole Anolis  porcatus 

Tropiduridae
Northern Curlytail Lizard Leiocephalus carinatus

Gekkonidae

Tokay Gecko Gekko gekko
Indo-pacific Gecko Hemidactylus garnotii
Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus
Tropical House Gecko Hemidactylus mabouia

Giant Day Gecko Phelsuma  madagascariensis  grandis
Florida Reef Gecko Spaerodactylus notatus

Iguanidae
Brown Basilisk Basiliscus vittatus
Black Spinytail Iguana Ctenosaura  similis 

Green Iguana Iguana iguana

Amphisbaenians
Amphisbaenidae
Florida Worm Lizard Rhineura floridana

Crocodilians
Crocodylidae
American Crocodile Crocodylus acutus

Alligatoridae
American Alligator Alligator mississipiensis

Turtles
Emylidae
Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata

Southern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta dorsalis
Western Painted Turtle Intergrade Chrysemys picta bellii

Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta marginata

Eastern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta picta
Florida Chicken Turtle Deirochelys reticularia chrysea
Eastern Chicken Turtle Deirochelys reticularia reticularia
Common Map Turtle Graptemys geographica

Escambia Map Turtle Graptemys ernstii

Barbourís Map Turtle Graptemys barbouri

Barbourís/Escambia Map Turtle Hybrid Graptemys barbouri/ernstii
Carolina Diamondback Terrapin Malaclemys terrapin centrata

Ornate Diamondback Terrapin Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota

Eastern River Cooter Pseudemys concinna concinna

Heiroglyphic River Cooter Pseudemys concinna heiroglyphica
Suwanee Cooter Pseudemys concinna suwanniensis

Missourri Cooter Pseudemys floridana hoyi
Peninsula Cooter Pseudemys floridana peninsularis
Florida Cooter Pseudemys floridana floridana
Florida Redbelly Turtle Pseudemys nelsoni
Florida Box Turtle Terrapene carolina bauri
Gulf Coast Box Turtle Terrapene carolina major
Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina triunguis
Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina carolina
Desert Box Turtle Terrapene ornata luteola
Redear Slider Trachemys scripta elegans
Yellowbelly Slider Trachemys scripta scripta

Kinosternidae
Striped Mud Turtle Kinosternon baurii palmarum

Mississippi Mud Turtle Intergrade Kinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis
Florida Mud Turtle Kinosternon subrubrum steindachneri
Eastern Mud Turtle Kinosternon subrubrum subrurum
Flattened Musk Turtle Sternotherus depressus
Common Musk Turtle Sternotherus odoratus
Loggerhead Musk Turtle Sternotherus minor minor

Stripeneck Musk Turtle Sternotherus peltifer

Chelydridae
Common Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina serpentina
Florida Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina osceola

Testudinae
Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus
Texas Tortoise Gopherus berlandieri

Apalonidae
Eastern Spiny Softshell
Apalone spinifera spinifera

Gulf Coast Spiny Softshell Apalone spinifera aspera
Florida Softshell Apalone ferox

Frogs and Toads
Pelobatidae
Eastern Spadefoot Scaphiopus holbrooki holbrooki
Couch's Spadefoot Scaphiopus couchii

Ranidae
Florida Gopher Frog Rana capito aesopus
Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana
Green Frog Rana clamitans melanota
Pig Frog Rana grylio
Northern Leopard Frog Rana pipiens
Rio Grande Leopard Frog Rana berlandieri
Mink Frog Rana septentrionalis
Southern Leopard Frog Rana ultricularia
Florida Leopard Frog Rana spenocephala
Wood Frog Rana sylvatica
Pickerel Frog Rana palustris

Microhylidae

Eastern Narrowmouth Toad Gastrophryne carolinensis

Bufonidae
American Toad Bufo americanus
Marine Toad Bufo marinus
Oak Toad Bufo quercicus
Southern Toad Bufo terrestris
Fowler's Toad Bufo woodhousei fowleri
Colorado River Toad Bufo alvarius
Red-spotted Toad Bufo punctatus
Gulf Coast Toad Bufo valliceps

Hylidae
Blanchard's Cricket Frog Acris crepitans blanchardi
Florida Cricket Frog Acris gryllus dorsalis
Gray Treefrog Hyla versicolor, chrysocelis
Green Treefrog Hyla cinerea
Pine Woods Treefrog Hyla femoralis
Barking Treefrog Hyla gratiosa
Squirrel Treefrog Hyla squirella
Cuban Treefrog Osteophilus septentrionalis
Northern Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer crucifer
Florida Chorus Frog Pseudacris nigrita verrucosa
Little Grass Frog Pseudacris ocularis

Leptodactylidae
Greenhouse Frog Eleutherodactylus planirostrus planirostrus

Salamanders
Sirenidae
Greater Siren Siren lacertina
Lesser Siren Siren intermedia intermedia

Salamandridae
Central Newt Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis
Peninsula Newt Notophthalmus viridescens piaropicola

Striped Newt Notophthalmus perstriatus

Amphiumidae
Two-toed Amphiuma
Amphiuma means

Three-toed Amphiuma Amphiuma tridactylum

Ambystomidae
Blue-spotted Salamander Ambystoma laterale

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculata
Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Frosted Flatwoods Salamander Ambystoma cingulatum

Plethodontidae

Apalachicola Dusky Salamander Desmognathus apalachicolae

Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Ocoee Salamander Desmognathus ocoee

Black-bellied Salamander Desmognathus quadramaculatus
Seal Salamander Desmognathus monticola
Northern Two-lined Salamander Eurycea bislineata

Long-tailed Salamander Eurycea longicauda

Southern Two-lined Salamander Eurycea cirrigera
Three-lined Salamander Eurycea guttolineata
Dwarf Salamander Eurycea quadridigitata
Redback Salamander Plethodon cinereus
Slimy Salamander Plethodon glutinosus
Southeastern Slimy Salamander Plethodon grobmani
Appalachian Woodland Salamander Plethodon jordani
Southern Red Salamander
Pseudotrition rubber vioscai