Florida Herp List
February - April 2004
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Crocodilians
AlligatoridaeAlligators and Caimans
Alligator mississippiensis
American Alligator
CrocodylidaeCrocodiles
Crocodylus acutus
American Crocodile
Lizards
CorytophanidaeCasque-headed Lizards
Basiliscus vittatus
Brown Basilisk
DactyloidaeAnoles
Anolis cristatellus cristatellus
Puerto Rican Crested Anole
Anolis equestris equestris
Western Knight Anole
Anolis sagrei sagrei
Cuban Brown Anole
GekkonidaeTypical Geckos
IguanidaeIguanas
Ctenosaura similis
Gray’s Spiny-tailed Iguana
Iguana iguana
Green Iguana
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Sceloporus undulatus
Eastern Fence Lizard
Sceloporus woodi
Florida Scrub Lizard
new species
ScincidaeSkinks
Plestiodon inexpectatus
Southeastern Five-lined Skink
Scincella lateralis
Little Brown Skink
new species
SphaerodactylidaeDwarf Geckos
Sphaerodactylus elegans elegans
Cuban Ashy Gecko
new species
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Ameiva ameiva
Giant Ameiva
new species
Aspidoscelis sexlineata sexlineata
Eastern Six-lined Racerunner
TropiduridaeTropidurid Lizards
Leiocephalus carinatus
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
new species
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Coluber constrictor priapus
Southern Black Racer
new subspecies
Coluber flagellum flagellum
Eastern Coachwhip
new subspecies
Pantherophis alleghaniensis
Eastern Ratsnake
new species
Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus
Florida Pinesnake
new species
DipsadidaeRear-fanged Snakes
Diadophis punctatus punctatus
Southern Ring-necked Snake
new subspecies
NatriciidaeHarmless Live-bearing Snakes
Nerodia fasciata pictiventris
Florida Watersnake
new subspecies
Storeria victa
Florida Brownsnake
new species
Thamnophis saurita sackenii
Peninsula Ribbonsnake
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
Eastern Gartersnake
TyphlopidaeBlind Snakes
Indotyphlops braminus
Brahminy Blindsnake
new species
Turtles and Tortoises
EmydidaeBox and Pond Turtles
Pseudemys nelsoni
Florida Red-bellied Cooter
Pseudemys peninsularis
Peninsula Cooter
Trachemys scripta scripta
Yellow-bellied Slider
new subspecies
KinosternidaeAmerican Mud and Musk Turtles
Kinosternon baurii
Striped Mud Turtle
new species
TestudinidaeTortoises
Gopherus polyphemus
Gopher Tortoise
new species
TrionychidaeSoftshells
Apalone ferox
Florida Softshell
Frogs and Toads
EleutherodactylidaeRain Frogs
HylidaeTreefrogs
Acris gryllus
Southern Cricket Frog
new species
RanidaeTrue Frogs
Salamanders and Newts
PlethodontidaeLungless Salamanders
Plethodon grobmani
Southeastern Slimy Salamander
new species
Summary
Crocodilians:
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
Frogs and Toads:
Salamanders and Newts:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
2
18
11
7
4
1
43
13
5