Utah Herp List
July 2017
I had a few opportunities to look for herps while my wife and I met some friends over the course of about 10 days in southwestern Utah.
Lizards
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Sceloporus magister
Desert Spiny Lizard
Uta stansburiana uniformis
Plateau Side-blotched Lizard
TeiidaeWhiptails and Tegus
Aspidoscelis velox
Plateau Striped Whiptail
Snakes
ColubridaeHarmless Egg-laying Snakes
Coluber taeniatus taeniatus
Desert Striped Whipsnake
Pituophis catenifer deserticola
Great Basin Gopher Snake
DipsadidaeRear-fanged Snakes
Hypsiglena chlorophaea loreala
Mesa Verde Nightsnake
new subspecies
ViperidaeVipers
Crotalus oreganus concolor
Midget Faded Rattlesnake
new subspecies
Crotalus oreganus lutosus
Great Basin Rattlesnake
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
Anaxyrus punctatus
Red-spotted Toad
Anaxyrus woodhousii woodhousii
Rocky Mountain Toad
new subspecies
ScaphiopodidaeSpadefoot Toads
Spea intermontana
Great Basin Spadefoot
new species
Summary
Lizards:
Snakes:
Frogs and Toads:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
5
5
3
13
1
3