Plain and Desert Herp List
April 2000
Click on any thumbnail image to see a page about that species, with larger images.
Lizards
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Callisaurus draconoides rhodostictus
Western Zebra-tailed Lizard
Urosaurus graciosus graciosus
Western Long-tailed Brush Lizard
new species
Uta stansburiana elegans
Western Side-blotched Lizard
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Aspidoscelis tigris munda
California Whiptail
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Pituophis catenifer catenifer
Pacific Gopher Snake
ViperidaeVipers
Crotalus oreganus oreganus
Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
new subspecies
Turtles and Tortoises
TestudinidaeTortoises
Gopherus agassizii
Mohave Desert Tortoise
new species
Summary
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
4
2
1
7
2
1