Reptiles

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


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