Belize Herp List
April 1998
This trip was in the dark days of a cheap point-and-shoot film camera.

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Crocodilians
CrocodylidaeCrocodiles
Crocodylus moreletii
Morelet’s Crocodile
new species
Lizards
CorytophanidaeCasque-headed Lizards
Basiliscus vittatus
Brown Basilisk
new species
DactyloidaeAnoles
Anolis lemurinus
Ghost Anole
new species
Anolis rodriguezi
Smooth Anole
new species
Anolis sericeus
Silky Anole
new species
IguanidaeIguanas
Ctenosaura similis
Gray’s Spiny-tailed Iguana
new species
Iguana iguana
Green Iguana
new species
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Sceloporus teapensis
Teapa Scaly Lizard
new species
PhyllodactylidaeLeaf-toed Geckos
Thecadactylus rapicauda
Northern Turnip-tailed Gecko
new species
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Cnemidophorus augusticeps
Yucatán Whiptail
new species
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Drymarchon melanurus melanurus
Central American Indigo Snake
new species
Spilotes pullatus
Tropical Rat Snake
new species
DipsadidaeRear-fanged Snakes
Imantodes cenchoa
Common Blunt-headed Tree Snake
new species
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
Incilius valliceps
Gulf Coast Toad
new species
Rhinella horribilis
Giant Toad
new species
LeptodactylidaeTropical Frogs
Leptodactylus fragilis
Mexican White-lipped Frog
new species
RanidaeTrue Frogs
Lithobates berlandieri
Rio Grande Leopard Frog
new species
Summary
Crocodilians:
Lizards:
Snakes:
Frogs and Toads:
total:
new species:
1
9
3
4
17
17