Florida to Colorado Herp List
March - May 2008
Monica, our numerous dogs, and I traveled through a number of states between her mom's house in Florida and my mom's house in Colorado.

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Crocodilians
AlligatoridaeAlligators and Caimans
Alligator mississippiensis
American Alligator
Lizards
DactyloidaeAnoles
IguanidaeIguanas
Iguana iguana
Green Iguana
ScincidaeSkinks
Plestiodon fasciatus
Common Five-lined Skink
Plestiodon inexpectatus
Southeastern Five-lined Skink
Scincella lateralis
Little Brown Skink
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Coluber constrictor constrictor
Northern Black Racer
new subspecies
Coluber constrictor priapus
Southern Black Racer
Lampropeltis getula
Eastern Kingsnake
new species
Opheodrys aestivus aestivus
Northern Rough Greensnake
new subspecies
DipsadidaeRear-fanged Snakes
Carphophis amoenus helenae
Midwestern Wormsnake
new subspecies
Diadophis punctatus arnyi
Prairie Ring-necked Snake
new subspecies
Diadophis punctatus punctatus
Southern Ring-necked Snake
NatriciidaeHarmless Live-bearing Snakes
Nerodia erythrogaster
Plain-bellied Watersnake
new species
Nerodia sipedon pleuralis
Midland Watersnake
Thamnophis elegans vagrans
Wandering Gartersnake
Thamnophis proximus proximus
Orange-striped Ribbonsnake
new species
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
Eastern Gartersnake
ViperidaeVipers
Agkistrodon piscivorus
Northern Cottonmouth
new species
Crotalus horridus
Timber Rattlesnake
new species
Turtles and Tortoises
ChelydridaeSnapping Turtles
Chelydra serpentina
Snapping Turtle
EmydidaeBox and Pond Turtles
Chrysemys picta belli
Western Painted Turtle
Chrysemys picta picta
Eastern Painted Turtle
new subspecies
Terrapene carolina triunguis
Three-toed Box Turtle
new species
Trachemys scripta scripta
Yellow-bellied Slider
TrionychidaeSoftshells
Apalone ferox
Florida Softshell
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
HylidaeTreefrogs
Acris blanchardi
Blanchard’s Cricket Frog
new species
RanidaeTrue Frogs
Salamanders and Newts
AmbystomatidaeMole Salamanders
Ambystoma opacum
Marbled Salamander
new species
PlethodontidaeLungless Salamanders
Plethodon albagula
Western Slimy Salamander
new species
Plethodon cinereus
Red-backed Salamander
new species
Plethodon glutinosus
Northern Slimy Salamander
new species
Plethodon serratus
Southern Red-backed Salamander
new species
Summary
Crocodilians:
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
Frogs and Toads:
Salamanders and Newts:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
1
5
16
6
4
5
37
12
5