New Mexico Herp List
May 2008
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Lizards
CrotaphytidaeCollared and Leopard Lizards
Crotaphytus collaris
Eastern Collared Lizard
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Holbrookia maculata ruthveni
Bleached Earless Lizard
new subspecies
Phrynosoma cornutum
Texas Horned Lizard
Phrynosoma hernandesi ornatissimum
New Mexico Short-horned Lizard
new subspecies
Phrynosoma modestum
Round-tailed Horned Lizard
new species
Sceloporus clarkii clarkii
Sonoran Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus cowlesi
Southwestern Fence Lizard
Uta stansburiana stejnegeri
Eastern Side-blotched Lizard
new subspecies
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Aspidoscelis exsanguis
Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
Aspidoscelis inornata gypsi
Little White Whiptail
new species
Aspidoscelis tesselata
Common Checkered Whiptail
new species
Aspidoscelis uniparens
Desert Grassland Whiptail
Aspidoscelis velox
Plateau Striped Whiptail
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Coluber flagellum testaceus
Western Coachwhip
new subspecies
Lampropeltis gentilis
Western Milksnake
new species
Pantherophis emoryi
Great Plains Ratsnake
new species
Rhinocheilus lecontei
Long-nosed Snake
DipsadidaeRear-fanged Snakes
Diadophis punctatus regalis
Regal Ring-necked Snake
new subspecies
NatriciidaeHarmless Live-bearing Snakes
Thamnophis elegans vagrans
Wandering Gartersnake
ViperidaeVipers
Crotalus atrox
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis
Prairie Rattlesnake
new species
Summary
Lizards:
Snakes:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
14
9
23
6
5