Colorado, Utah, and Nevada Herp List
April - June 2006
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Lizards
CrotaphytidaeCollared and Leopard Lizards
Crotaphytus collaris
Eastern Collared Lizard
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Phrynosoma cornutum
Texas Horned Lizard
new species
Phrynosoma hernandesi bauri
Baur’s Short-horned Lizard
new subspecies
Sceloporus consobrinus
Prairie Lizard
new species
Sceloporus graciosus graciosus
Northern Sagebrush Lizard
Sceloporus magister
Desert Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus uniformis
Yellow-backed Spiny Lizard
Urosaurus ornatus wrighti
Northern Tree Lizard
Uta stansburiana uniformis
Plateau Side-blotched Lizard
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Aspidoscelis neotesselata
Colorado Checkered Whiptail
new species
Aspidoscelis velox
Plateau Striped Whiptail
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Coluber taeniatus taeniatus
Desert Striped Whipsnake
NatriciidaeHarmless Live-bearing Snakes
Thamnophis elegans vagrans
Wandering Gartersnake
Turtles and Tortoises
EmydidaeBox and Pond Turtles
Terrapene ornata ornata
Plains Box Turtle
new subspecies
Summary
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
13
2
1
16
3
2