Index of Species by Common Names

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Each section of the table lists the herps in alphabetical order according to their common names. You can get more detailed information by clicking on the scientific name.


Common Name Scientific Name
A, B
Blackneck garter snake
Thamnophis cyrtopsis
Bullfrog
Rana catesbeiana
Bull snake
Pituophis catenifer

C
Canyon treefrog
Hyla arenicolor
Coachwhip snake
Masticophis flagellum
Collared lizard
Crotaphytus collaris
Colorado checkered whiptail (Diploid)
Cnemidophorus tesselatus
Colorado checkered whiptail (Triploid)
Cnemidophorus neotesselatus
Common garter snake
Thamnophis sirtalis
Common kingsnake
Lampropeltis getula
Corn snake
Elaphe guttata
Couch's spadefoot toad
Scaphiopus couchii

D
Desert spiny lizard
Sceloporus magister
Diploid Colorado checkered whiptail
Cnemidophorus tesselatus

E
Eastern fence lizard
Sceloporus undulatus
Eastern ringneck snake
Diadophis punctatus

F, G
Glossy snake
Arizona elegans
Gopher snake
Pituophis catenifer
Great Basin spadefoot toad
Spea intermontana
Great Plains ground snake
[see Ground snake]
Sonora semiannulata
Great Plains narrowmouth toad
Gastrophryne olivacea
Great Plains skink
Eumeces obsoletus
Great Plains toad
Bufo cognatus
Green toad
Bufo debilis
Ground snake
Sonora semiannulata

H, I, J, K, L
Lesser earless lizard
Holbrookia maculata
Lined snake
Tropidoclonion lineatum
Longnose leopard lizard
Gambelia wislizenii
Longnose snake
Rhinocheilus lecontei

M
Many-lined skink
Eumeces multivirgatus
Massasauga
Sistrurus catenatus
Midget faded rattlesnake Crotalus viridis
Milk snake
Lampropeltis triangulum

N
New Mexico spadefoot toad
Spea multiplicata
Night snake
Hypsiglena torquata
Northern cricket frog
Acris crepitans
Northern leopard frog
Rana pipiens
Northern water snake
Nerodia sipedon

O
Ornate Box turtle
Terrapene ornata

P
Painted turtle
Chrysemys picta
Plains blackhead snake
Tantilla nigriceps
Plains garter snake
Thamnophis radix
Plains leopard frog
Rana blairi
Plains spadefoot toad
Spea bombifrons
Plateau lizard
Sceloporus undulatus
Plateau striped whiptail
Cnemidophorus velox
Prairie lizard
Sceloporus undulatus
Prairie rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis

Q, R
Racer
Coluber constrictor
Red-spotted toad
Bufo punctatus
Ringneck snake
Diadophis punctatus
Round-tail horned lizard
Phrynosoma modestum

S
Sagebrush lizard
Sceloporus graciosus
Short-horned lizard
Phrynosoma hernandesi
Side-bloched lizard
Uta stansburiana
Six-lined racerunner
Cnemidophorus sexlineatus
Smooth green snake
Liochlorophis vernalis
Snapping turtle
Chelydra serpentina
Sonoran skink
[see Great Plains skink]
Eumeces obsoletus
Southwestern blackhead snake
Tantilla hobartsmithi
Spiny softshell turtle
Apalone spinifera
Spotted night snake
Hypsiglena torquata
Striped whipsnake
Masticophis taeniatus

T
Texas blind snake
Leptotyphlops dulcis
Texas horned lizard
Phrynosoma cornutum
Tiger salamander
Ambystoma tigrinum
Tree lizard
Urosaurus ornatus
Triploid Colorado checkered whiptail
Cnemidophorus neotesselatus

U, V
Variable skink
Eumeces gaigeae

W
Western blackhead snake
[see Southwestern blackhead snake]
Tantilla hobartsmithi
Western box turtle
Terrapene ornata
Western chorus frog
Pseudacris triseriata
Western hognose snake
Heterodon nasicus
Western rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis
Western Terrestrial garter snake
Thamnophis elegans
Western toad
Bufo boreas
Western whiptail
Cnemidophorus tigris
Wood frog
Rana sylvatica
Woodhouse's toad
Bufo woodhousii

X, Y
Yellow mud turtle
Kinosternon flavescens

Z