Reptiles

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Subject Name Scientific Name
common caiman Caiman crocodilus (Linnaeus, 1758)
schneider's smooth-fronted caiman Paleosuchus trigonatus (Schneider, 1801)
cuvier's dwarf caiman Paleosuchus palpebrosus (Cuvier, 1807)
Nile crocodile Crocodylus niloticus (Laurenti)
african slender-snouted crocodile Mecistops cataphractus CUVIER 1825
eastern indigo snake Drymarchon couperi Holbrook, 1842
brown water snake Nerodia taxispilota (Holbrook, 1838)
California kingsnake Lampropeltis getula californiae Blainville, 1835
tentacle snake Erpeton tentaculatum LACÉPÈDE 1800
gray-banded kingsnake Lampropeltis alterna (Brown, 1901)
honduran milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis (Williams, 1978)
sinaloan milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum sinaloae Williams, 1978
Louisiana pinesnake Pituophis ruthveni Stull, 1929
black rat snake Pantherophis obsoletus (Say, 1823)
water moccasin Agkistrodon piscivorus Lacepede
veiled chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus Duméril and Bibron, 1851
unknown chameleon N/A N/A N/A
Oustalet’s chameleon Furcifer oustaleti (Mocquard, 1894)
panther chameleon Furcifer pardalis (Cuvier, 1829)
graceful chameleon Chamaeleo gracilis Hallowell, 1842
senegal chameleon Chamaeleo senegalensis Daudin, 1802
meller's chameleon Trioceros melleri NECAS 1999
bark anole Anolis distichus (Cope, 1861)
brown anole Anolis sagrei (Cocteau in Duméril and Bibron, 1837)
Largehead anole Anolis cybotes Cope, 1862
Knight anole Anolis equestris equestris Merrem, 1820
Puerto Rican Crested Anole Anolis cristatellus cristatellus Duméril and Bibron, 1837
jeremie anole Anolis coelestinus COPE 1862
trinidad anole Anolis trinitatis REINHARDT & LÜTKEN 1862
Allison's anole Anolis allisoni BARBOUR 1928
common bluetongue lizard Tiliqua scincoides White 1790
five-lined mabuya Trachylepis quinquetaeniata (Lichtenstein, 1823)
ocellated skink Chalcides ocellatus FORSKAL
cunningham's skink Egernia cunninghami Gray 1832
fire-side skink Trachylepis perrotetii (Duméril and Bibron, 1839)
red-eared slider Trachemys scritpa elegans (Wied-Neuwied, 1839)
Eastern painted turtle Chrysemys picta picta (Schneider, 1783)
false map turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica (Gray, 1831)
yellow-bellied slider Trachemys scritpa scritpa (Schoepff, 1792)
western painted turtle Chrysemys picta bellii (Gray, 1831)
wood turtle Glyptemys insulpta (LeConte, 1830)
southern painted turtle Chrysemys dorsalis Agassiz, 1857
columbian slider Trachemys callirostris Gray, 1855
African Spurred Tortoise Geochelone sulcata (Miller, 1779)
Leopard Tortoise Geochelone pardalis (Bell, 1828)
Red-footed tortoise Geochelone carbonaria (Spix, 1824)
central asian tortoise Testudo horsfieldii Gray, 1844
ocellated grass lizard Takydromus tachydromoides ocellatus (Guérin-Méneville, 1829)
Texas horned lizard Phrynosoma cornutum (Harlan, 1825)
green iguana Iguana iguana (Linnaeus, 1758)
iguana Iguana spp. Laurenti, 1768
black spiny-tailed iguana Ctenosaura similis (Gray, 1831)
Mexican Spiny-tailed Iguana Ctenosaura pectinata Wiegmann, 1834
Rhinoceros Iguana Cyclura cornuta (Bonnaterre, 1789)
Cuban Rock Iguana Cyclura nubila nubila (Gray, 1831)
unidentified spiny-tailed iguana Ctenosaura spp. Wiegmann, 1828
common boa Boa constrictor Linnaeus, 1758
yellow anaconda Eunectes notaeus Cope, 1862
green anaconda Eunectes murinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Colombian Rainbow Boa Epicrates cenchria maurus Gray, 1849
Kenyan sand boa Gongylophis colubrinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dumeril's boa Boa dumerili (Jan in Jan and Sordelli, 1860)
spotted python Antaresia maculosa (Peters, 1873)
Argentine boa Boa constrictor occidentalis Philippi, 1873
west african sand boa Gongylophis muelleri Boulenger, 1892
Amazon tree boa Corallus hortulanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bahamian boa Chilabothrus strigilatus (Cope, 1863)
Virgin Island tree boa Chilabothrus monensis granti (Stull, 1933)
Mediterranean gecko Hemidactylus turcicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-Pacific Gecko Hemidactylus garnotii Duméril and Bibron, 1836
Tokay Gekko Gekko gecko (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tropical House Gecko Hemidactylus mabouia (Moreau de Jonnès, 1818)
yellow-headed gecko Gonatodes albogularis (Duméril and Bibron, 1836)
common house gecko Hemidactylus frenatus Duméril and Bibron, 1836
Giant day gecko Phelsuma madagascariensis grandis Gray 1870
Ocellated Gecko Sphaerodactylus argus argus Gosse, 1850
Ashy gecko Sphaerodactylus elegans elegans Macleay 1834
White-spotted Wall Gecko Tarentola annularis (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1827)
Moorish Wall Gecko Tarentola mauritanica (Linnaeus, 1758)
broad-tailed day gecko Phelsuma laticauda BOETTGER 1880
turner's thick-toed gecko Chondrodactylus turneri (Gray, 1864)
golden gecko Gekko badenii Szczerbak and Nekrasova, 1994
marbled gecko Gekko grossmanni Günther, 1994
lined gecko Gekko vittatus Houttuyn, 1782
mourning gecko Lepidodactylus lugubris (Duméril and Bibron, 1836)
turquoise dwarf gecko Lygodactylus williamsi Loveridge, 1952
dull day gecko Phelsuma dubia (Boettger, 1881)
standing's day gecko Phelsuma standingi Methuen and Hewitt, 1913
smooth-backed gliding gecko Ptychozoon lionotum Annandale, 1905
unidentified Hemidactylus gecko Hemidactylus spp. Gray, 1825
spiny softshell turtle Apalone spinifera (Lesueur, 1827)
black and white tegu Tupinambis merianae Linnaeus, 1758
South American ground lizard Ameiva ameiva (Linnaeus, 1758)
giant whiptail Aspidoscelis motaguae (Sakett, 1941)
rainbow Whiptail Cnemidophorus lemniscatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gold tegu Tupinambis teguixin (Linnaeus, 1758)
red tegu Tupinambis rufescens (Guenther 1871)
Unidentified Tegu Tupinambis spp. Daudin, 1803
giant ameiva Ameiva praesignis (Baird & Girard, 1852)
northern caiman lizard Dracaena guianensis Daudin, 1802
African redhead agama Agama agama africana (Hallowell 1844)
Butterfly lizard Leiolepis belliana belliana Smith 1935
bearded dragon Pogona vitticeps (Ahl, 1926)
Chinese water dragon Physignathus cocincinus CUVIER 1829
southern Saharan spiny-tailed lizard Uromastyx dispar maliensis Joger and Lambert, 1996
roughtail rock agama Laudakia stellio (Linneaus, 1758)
Red-Banded Butterfly Lizard Leiolepis rubritaeniata Mertens, 1961
brown basilisk Basiliscus vittatus Wiegmann, 1828
green basilisk Basiliscus plumifrons Cope, 1875
Nile monitor Varanus niloticus (Linnaeus in Hasselquist, 1762)
common water monitor Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1768)
black-throated monitor Varanus albigularis ionidesi Laurent, 1964
black-throated monitor Varanus albigularis microstictus Boettger 1893
Savannah monitor Varanus exanthematicus (Bosc, 1792)
Peach-throated Monitor Varanus jobiensis Ahl, 1932
crocodile monitor Varanus salvadorii (Peters and Doria, 1878)
unidentified monitor Varanus spp. Merrem, 1820
bluetail monitor Varanus doreanus (Meyer, 1874)
white-throated monitor Varanus albigularis DAUDIN 1802
northern curly-tailed lizard Leiocephalus carinatus armouri Gray, 1827
Haitian curly-tailed lizard Leiocephalus personatus scalaris Cochran, 1932
red-sided curly-tailed lizard Leiocephalus schreibersii schreibersii (Gravenhorst, 1837)
peter's lava lizard Tropidurus hispidus SPIX 1825
mophead iguana Uranoscodon superciliosus Linnaeus 1758
pythons Python spp. Daudin, 1803
Burmese python Python molurus ssp. bivittatus Kuhl, 1820
ball python Python regius (Shaw, 1802)
Reticulated Python Python reticulatus (Schneider, 1801)
northern African python Python sebae (Gmelin, 1788)
Blood python Python curtus Schlegel, 1872
carpet python Morelia spilota (Lacépède, 1804)
parker's python Leiopython fredparkeri Schleip, 2008
brahminy blind snake Ramphotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803)
Razor-backed Musk Turtle Sternotherus carinatus (Gray, 1856)
chiapas giant musk turtle Staurotypus salvinii Gray 1864
javan filesnake Acrochordus javanicus Hornstedt, 1787
painted wood turtle Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima (Gray, 1856)
spot-legged turtle Rhinoclemmys punctularia (Daudin, 1802)
twisted-neck turtle Platemys platycephala (Schneider, 1792)
gorongosa girdled lizard Cordylus mossambicus (FitzSimons, 1958)


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