Southeastern Arizona (mostly) Herp List
August 2013
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Lizards
HelodermatidaeGila Monsters
Heloderma suspectum suspectum
Reticulate Gila Monster
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Callisaurus draconoides ventralis
Eastern Zebra-tailed Lizard
Holbrookia elegans thermophila
Sonoran Earless Lizard
Sceloporus clarkii clarkii
Sonoran Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus jarrovii
Yarrow’s Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus virgatus
Striped Plateau Lizard
Urosaurus ornatus schottii
Schott’s Tree Lizard
Uta stansburiana elegans
Western Side-blotched Lizard
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Aspidoscelis sonorae
Sonoran Spotted Whiptail
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Arizona elegans philipi
Painted Desert Glossy Snake
new subspecies
Coluber bilineatus
Sonoran Whipsnake
new species
Lampropeltis splendida
Desert Kingsnake
DipsadidaeRear-fanged Snakes
Heterodon kennerlyi
Mexican Hog-nosed Snake
new species
NatriciidaeHarmless Live-bearing Snakes
Thamnophis marcianus marcianus
Marcy’s Checkered Gartersnake
ViperidaeVipers
Crotalus atrox
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake
Crotalus lepidus klauberi
Banded Rock Rattlesnake
Crotalus pricei pricei
Western Twin-spotted Rattlesnake
new species
Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus
Northern Mohave Rattlesnake
Crotalus tigris
Tiger Rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis
Prairie Rattlesnake
Sistrurus tergeminus edwardsii
Desert Massassauga
new species
Turtles and Tortoises
EmydidaeBox and Pond Turtles
Terrapene ornata luteola
Desert Box Turtle
KinosternidaeAmerican Mud and Musk Turtles
Kinosternon sonoriense sonoriense
Desert Mud Turtle
new subspecies
TestudinidaeTortoises
Gopherus morafkai
Sonoran Desert Tortoise
new species
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
Anaxyrus cognatus
Great Plains Toad
Anaxyrus punctatus
Red-spotted Toad
new species
Incilius alvarius
Sonoran Desert Toad
RanidaeTrue Frogs
Lithobates chiricahuensis
Chiricahua Leopard Frog
ScaphiopodidaeSpadefoot Toads
Scaphiopus couchii
Couch’s Spadefoot
Spea bombifrons
Plains Spadefoot
new species
Summary
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
Frogs and Toads:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
10
12
3
6
31
7
2