Amphibians and reptiles of Caribbean Islands

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Species Data, Images and Maps for West Indian Amphibians and Reptiles
Scientific Name Common Name Author Date Class Order Family Distribution
Crocodylus acutus American Crocodile Cuvier 1807 Reptilia Crocodilia Crocodylidae Dominican Republic
Amphisbaena hyporissor Barahona Amphisbaena Thomas 1965 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Dominican Republic
Amphisbaena innocens Tiburon Amphisbaena Weinland 1862 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Dominican Republic
Amphisbaena manni Hispaniolan Dwarf Amphisbaena Barbour 1914 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Dominican Republic
Celestus agasepsoides Serpentine Four-toed Galliwasp Thomas 1971 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus anelpistus Altagracia Giant Galliwasp Schwartz, Graham, and Duval 1979 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus costatus Hispaniolan Smooth Galliwasp Cope 1861 (1862) Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus curtissi Hispaniolan Khaki Galliwasp Grant 1951 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus darlingtoni Hispaniolan Striped Galliwasp Cochran 1939 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus haetianus Hispaniolan Earless Galliwasp Cochran 1927 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus marcanoi Pico Duarte Galliwasp Schwartz and Incháustegui 1976 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus sepsoides Hispaniolan Four-toed Galliwasp Gray 1852 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus stenurus Hispaniolan Keeled Galliwasp Cope 1862 (1863) Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Celestus warreni Hispaniolan Giant Galliwasp Schwartz 1970 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Dominican Republic
Anolis aliniger Hispaniolan Orange-armpit Anole Mertens 1939 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis altavelensis Alto Velo Gracile Anole Noble and Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis alumina Barahona Grass Anole Hertz 1976 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis apletolepis Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis armouri Black-throated Stout Anole Cochran 1934 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis bahorucoensis Baoruco Long-snouted Anole Noble and Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis baleatus Dominican Giant Anole Cope 1864 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis barahonae Baoruco Giant Anole Williams 1962 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis barbouri Hispaniolan Hopping Anole Schmidt 1919 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis brevirostris Desert Gracile Anole Bocourt 1870 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis chlorocyanus Northern Green Anole Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis chlorodius Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis christophei Big-fanned Trunk Anole Williams 1960 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis coelestinus Southern Green Anole Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis cristatellus Puerto Rican Crested Anole Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis cyanostictus Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis cybotes Hispaniolan Stout Anole Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis distichus Hispaniolan Gracile Anole Cope 1861 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis divius Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis eladioi Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis etheridgei Montane Bush Anole Williams 1962 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis fowleri Green-banded Anole Schwartz 1973 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis insolitus Cordillera Central Twig Anole Williams and Rand 1969 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis longitibialis Barahona Stout Anole Noble 1923 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis marcanoi Red-fanned Stout Anole Williams 1975 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis olssoni Desert Grass Anole Schmidt 1919 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis peynadoi Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis placidus Neiba Twig Anole Hedges and Thomas 1989 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis porcatus Cuban Green Anole Gray 1840 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis prasinorius Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis ricordii Haitian Giant Anole Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis semilineatus Hispaniolan Grass Anole Cope 1864 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis sheplani Baoruco Twig Anole Schwartz 1974 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis shrevei Cordillera Central Stout Anole Cochran 1939 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis singularis Hispaniolan Twig Anole Williams 1965 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis strahmi Baoruco Stout Anole Schwartz 1979 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Anolis whitemani Pallid Stout Anole Williams 1963 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Dominican Republic
Hemidactylus frenatus Common House Gecko Oken 1817 Reptilia Squamata Gekkonidae Dominican Republic
Hemidactylus haitianus West African House Gecko Meerwarth 1901 Reptilia Squamata Gekkonidae Dominican Republic
Gymnophthalmus underwoodi Smooth-scaled Worm Lizard Grant 1958 Reptilia Squamata Gymnophthalmidae Dominican Republic
Cyclura cornuta Rhinoceros Iguana Bonnaterre 1789 Reptilia Squamata Iguanidae Dominican Republic
Cyclura ricordii Banded Iguana Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Iguanidae Dominican Republic
Leiocephalus altavelensis Alto Velo Curlytail Noble and Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Dominican Republic
Leiocephalus barahonensis Orange-bellied Curlytail Schmidt 1921 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Dominican Republic
Leiocephalus lunatus Hispaniolan Maskless Curlytail Cochran 1934 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Dominican Republic
Leiocephalus personatus Hispaniolan Masked Curlytail Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Dominican Republic
Leiocephalus schreibersii Hispaniolan Khaki Curlytail Gravenhorst 1837 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Dominican Republic
Leiocephalus semilineatus Hispaniolan Pale-bellied Curlytail Dunn 1920 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Dominican Republic
Leiocephalus sixtoi Hispaniolan Dune Curlytail Köhler, Bobadilla and Hedges 2016 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Dominican Republic
Mabuya hispaniolae Hispaniolan Two-lined Skink Hedges & Conn 2012 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Dominican Republic
Spondylurus lineolatus Hispaniolan Ten-lined Skink Noble & Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Dominican Republic
Phyllodactylus hispaniolae Dominican Leaf-toed Gecko Schwartz 1980 Reptilia Squamata Phyllodactylidae Dominican Republic
Aristelliger expectatus Hispaniolan Desert Gecko Cochran 1933 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Aristelliger lar Hispaniolan Giant Gecko Cope 1861 (1862) Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus altavelensis Hispaniolan Desert Sphaero Noble and Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus ariasae Jaragua Sphaero Hedges and Thomas 2001 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus armstrongi Southern Forest Sphaero Noble and Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus callocricus Rough-banded Sphaero Schwartz 1976 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus clenchi Orange-spotted Sphaero Shreve 1968 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus cochranae Haitises Striped Sphaero Ruibal 1946 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus cryphius Desert Pygmy Sphaero Thomas and Schwartz 1977 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus darlingtoni Northern Forest Sphaero Shreve 1968 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus difficilis Hispaniolan Eyespot Sphaero Barbour 1914 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus elegans Ashy Sphaero MacCleay 1834 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus epiurus Hispaniolan Tailspot Sphaero Thomas and Hedges 1993 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus ladae Spotted Agave Sphaero Thomas and Hedges 1988 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus leucaster Broken-stripe Sphaero Schwartz 1973 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus ocoae Ocoa Sphaero Schwartz and Thomas 1977 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus perissodactylius Martin Garcia Sphaero Thomas and Hedges 1988 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus plummeri Barahona Big-scaled Sphaero Thomas and Hedges 1992 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus randi Barahona Speckled Sphaero Shreve 1968 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus rhabdotus Hispaniolan Two-stripe Sphaero Schwartz 1970 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus samanensis Haitises Banded Sphaero Cochran 1932 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus savagei Altagracia Speckled Sphaero Shreve 1968 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus schuberti Neiba Agave Sphaero Thomas and Hedges 1998 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus streptophorus Hispaniolan Small-eared Sphaero Thomas and Schwartz 1977 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Sphaerodactylus thompsoni Barahona Limestone Sphaero Schwartz and Franz 1976 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Dominican Republic
Pholidoscelis chrysolaemus Hispaniolan Giant Whiptail Cope 1868 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Dominican Republic
Pholidoscelis lineolatus Pygmy Blue-tailed Whiptail Duméril and Bibron 1839 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Dominican Republic
Pholidoscelis taeniurus Hispaniolan Blue-tailed Whiptail Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Dominican Republic
Chilabothrus fordii Hispaniolan Desert Boa Günther 1861 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Dominican Republic
Chilabothrus gracilis Hispaniolan Gracile Boa Fischer 1888 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Dominican Republic
Chilabothrus striatus Hispaniolan Boa Fischer 1856 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Dominican Republic
Haitiophis anomalus Hispaniolan Brown Racer Peters 1863 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Hypsirhynchus ferox Hispaniolan Hog-nosed Racer Günther 1858 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Hypsirhynchus melanichnus Hispaniolan Olive Racer Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Hypsirhynchus parvifrons Hispaniolan Lesser Racer Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Ialtris agyrtes Barahona Red-headed Racer Schwartz and Rossman 1976 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Ialtris dorsalis Hispaniolan W-headed Racer Günther 1858 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Ialtris haetianus Hispaniolan Montane Racerlet Cochran 1935 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Uromacer catesbyi Blunt-headed Treesnake Schlegel 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Uromacer frenatus Lesser Sharp-nosed Treesnake Günther 1865 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Uromacer oxyrhynchus Greater Sharp-nosed Treesnake Duméril, Bibron, and Duméril 1854 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Dominican Republic
Mitophis asbolepis Martin Garcia Threadsnake Thomas, McDiarmid, and Thompson 1985 Reptilia Squamata Leptotyphlopidae Dominican Republic
Mitophis calypso Samana Threadsnake Thomas, McDiarmid, and Thompson 1985 Reptilia Squamata Leptotyphlopidae Dominican Republic
Mitophis pyrites Barahona Threadsnake Thomas 1965 Reptilia Squamata Leptotyphlopidae Dominican Republic
Tropidophis haetianus Hispaniolan Trope Cope 1879 Reptilia Squamata Tropidophiidae Dominican Republic
Typhlops eperopeus Bahoruco Blindsnake Thomas and Hedges 2007 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Dominican Republic
Typhlops proancylops La Selle Blindsnake Thomas and Hedges 2007 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Dominican Republic
Typhlops pusillus Hispaniolan Common Blindsnake Barbour 1914 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Dominican Republic
Typhlops schwartzi Hispaniolan Giant Blindsnake Thomas 1989 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Dominican Republic
Typhlops sulcatus Hispaniolan Bicolored Blindsnake Cope 1868 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Dominican Republic
Typhlops syntherus Barahona Peninsula Blindsnake Thomas 1965 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Dominican Republic
Typhlops titanops Big-eyed Blindsnake Thomas 1989 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Dominican Republic
Caretta caretta Loggerhead Turtle Linnaeus 1758 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Dominican Republic
Chelonia mydas Green Turtle Linnaeus 1758 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Dominican Republic
Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill Turtle Linnaeus 1766 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Dominican Republic
Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback Turtle Vandelli 1761 Reptilia Testudines Dermochelyidae Dominican Republic
Trachemys decorata Haitian Slider Barbour and Carr 1940 Reptilia Testudines Emydidae Dominican Republic
Trachemys stejnegeri Antillean Slider Schmidt 1928 Reptilia Testudines Emydidae Dominican Republic
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