Southern California Herp List
June 2012
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Lizards
CrotaphytidaeCollared and Leopard Lizards
Gambelia copeii
Cope’s Leopard Lizard
new species
Gambelia sila
Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard
EublepharidaeEyelid Geckos
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Callisaurus draconoides rhodostictus
Western Zebra-tailed Lizard
Petrosaurus mearnsi
Mearns’s Rock Lizard
Phrynosoma platyrhinos
Desert Horned Lizard
Uma notata
Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard
Uma scoparia
Mohave Fringe-toed Lizard
Uta stansburiana elegans
Western Side-blotched Lizard
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Aspidoscelis hyperythra beldingi
Belding’s Orange-throated Whiptail
new species
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Arizona elegans candida
Mohave Glossy Snake
new subspecies
Arizona elegans eburnata
Desert Glossy Snake
Chionactis annulata annulata
Colorado Desert Shovel-nosed Snake
Lampropeltis californiae
California Kingsnake
Phyllorhynchus decurtatus
Spotted Leaf-nosed Snake
Pituophis catenifer annectens
San Diego Gopher Snake
new subspecies
Trimorphodon lyrophanes
California Lyresnake
ViperidaeVipers
Crotalus cerastes laterorepens
Colorado Desert Sidewinder
Crotalus ruber
Red Diamond Rattlesnake
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
Anaxyrus boreas
Western Toad
Summary
Lizards:
Snakes:
Frogs and Toads:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
10
9
1
20
2
2