Florida Herp List
March 2013
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Crocodilians
AlligatoridaeAlligators and Caimans
Alligator mississippiensis
American Alligator
Lizards
ChamaeleonidaeChameleons
Chamaeleo calyptratus
Veiled Chameleon
new species
DactyloidaeAnoles
Anolis cristatellus cristatellus
Puerto Rican Crested Anole
Anolis sagrei sagrei
Cuban Brown Anole
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Tupinambis merianae
Argentine Giant Tegu
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Cemophora coccinea coccinea
Florida Scarletsnake
new species
Opheodrys aestivus carinatus
Florida Rough Greensnake
new subspecies
DipsadidaeRear-fanged Snakes
Farancia abacura abacura
Eastern Mudsnake
new species
NatriciidaeHarmless Live-bearing Snakes
Nerodia clarkii compressicauda
Mangrove Saltmarsh Watersnake
Nerodia floridana
Florida Green Watersnake
Nerodia taxispilota
Brown Watersnake
new species
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
Eastern Gartersnake
ViperidaeVipers
Agkistrodon conanti
Florida Cottonmouth
Turtles and Tortoises
EmydidaeBox and Pond Turtles
Pseudemys nelsoni
Florida Red-bellied Cooter
Pseudemys peninsularis
Peninsula Cooter
Terrapene baurii
Florida Box Turtle
new species
KinosternidaeAmerican Mud and Musk Turtles
Kinosternon baurii
Striped Mud Turtle
TrionychidaeSoftshells
Apalone ferox
Florida Softshell
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
Anaxyrus terrestris
Southern Toad
HylidaeTreefrogs
Hyla cinerea
Green Treefrog
Hyla squirella
Squirrel Treefrog
Osteopilus septentrionalis
Cuban Treefrog
new species
MicrohylidaeNarrowmouth Toads
Gastrophryne carolinensis
Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad
RanidaeTrue Frogs
Summary
Crocodilians:
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
Frogs and Toads:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
1
6
9
6
7
29
6
1