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 Haiti
Amphisbaena caudalis Cayemite Long-tailed Amphisbaena Cochran 1928 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Haiti
Amphisbaena cayemite Cayemite Short-tailed Amphisbaena Thomas and Hedges 2006 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Haiti
Amphisbaena gonavensis Gonave Amphisbaena Gans and Alexander 1962 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Haiti
Amphisbaena hyporissor Barahona Amphisbaena Thomas 1965 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Haiti
Amphisbaena innocens Tiburon Amphisbaena Weinland 1862 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Haiti
Amphisbaena leali Pestel Amphisbaena Thomas and Hedges 2007 (2006) Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Haiti
Amphisbaena manni Hispaniolan Dwarf Amphisbaena Barbour 1914 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Haiti
Celestus costatus Hispaniolan Smooth Galliwasp Cope 1861 (1862) Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Haiti
Celestus curtissi Hispaniolan Khaki Galliwasp Grant 1951 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Haiti
Celestus haetianus Hispaniolan Earless Galliwasp Cochran 1927 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Haiti
Celestus macrotus La Selle Galliwasp Thomas and Hedges 1989 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Haiti
Celestus sepsoides Hispaniolan Four-toed Galliwasp Gray 1852 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Haiti
Celestus stenurus Hispaniolan Keeled Galliwasp Cope 1862 (1863) Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Haiti
Celestus warreni Hispaniolan Giant Galliwasp Schwartz 1970 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Haiti
Anolis aliniger Hispaniolan Orange-armpit Anole Mertens 1939 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis alumina Barahona Grass Anole Hertz 1976 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis apletolepis Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis armouri Black-throated Stout Anole Cochran 1934 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis bahorucoensis Baoruco Long-snouted Anole Noble and Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis barahonae Baoruco Giant Anole Williams 1962 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis barbouri Hispaniolan Hopping Anole Schmidt 1919 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis breslini Northwest Haiti Stout Anole Schwartz 1980 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis brevirostris Desert Gracile Anole Bocourt 1870 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis caudalis Gonave Gracile Anole Cochran 1932 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis chlorocyanus Northern Green Anole Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis chlorodius Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis christophei Big-fanned Trunk Anole Williams 1960 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis coelestinus Southern Green Anole Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis cybotes Hispaniolan Stout Anole Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis darlingtoni La Hotte Twig Anole Cochran 1935 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis demissus Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis distichus Hispaniolan Gracile Anole Cope 1861 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis dolichocephalus La Hotte Long-snouted Anole Williams 1963 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis eladioi Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis eugenegrahami Black Stream Anole Schwartz 1978 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis gonavensis Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis haetianus Tiburon Stout Anole Garman 1887 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis hendersoni La Selle Long-snouted Anole Cochran 1923 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis koopmani Brown Red-bellied Anole Rand 1961 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis leucodera Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis longitibialis Barahona Stout Anole Noble 1923 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis marron Jacmel Gracile Anole Arnold 1980 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis monticola La Hotte Bush Anole Shreve 1936 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis olssoni Desert Grass Anole Schmidt 1919 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis pecuarius Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis peynadoi Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis placidus Neiba Twig Anole Hedges and Thomas 1989 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis ricordii Haitian Giant Anole Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis rimarum Artibonite Bush Anole Thomas and Schwartz 1967 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis rupinae Banded Red-bellied Anole Williams and Webster 1974 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis semilineatus Hispaniolan Grass Anole Cope 1864 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis singularis Hispaniolan Twig Anole Williams 1965 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis viridius Köhler and Hedges 2015 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis websteri Yellow-bellied Desert Anole Arnold 1980 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Anolis whitemani Pallid Stout Anole Williams 1963 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Haiti
Hemidactylus haitianus West African House Gecko Meerwarth 1901 Reptilia Squamata Gekkonidae Haiti
Hemidactylus mabouia Tropical House Gecko Moreau de Jonnès 1818 Reptilia Squamata Gekkonidae Haiti
Cyclura cornuta Rhinoceros Iguana Bonnaterre 1789 Reptilia Squamata Iguanidae Haiti
Leiocephalus barahonensis Orange-bellied Curlytail Schmidt 1921 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Leiocephalus endomychus Hinche Curlytail Schwartz 1967 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Leiocephalus melanochlorus Tiburon Curlytail Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Leiocephalus personatus Hispaniolan Masked Curlytail Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Leiocephalus pratensis Haitian Striped Curlytail Cochran 1928 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Leiocephalus rhutidira Haitian Black-throated Curlytail Schwartz 1979 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Leiocephalus schreibersii Hispaniolan Khaki Curlytail Gravenhorst 1837 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Leiocephalus semilineatus Hispaniolan Pale-bellied Curlytail Dunn 1920 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Leiocephalus vinculum Gonave Curlytail Cochran 1928 Reptilia Squamata Leiocephalidae Haiti
Spondylurus haitiae Hispaniolan Four-lined Skink Hedges & Conn 2012 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Haiti
Spondylurus lineolatus Hispaniolan Ten-lined Skink Noble & Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Haiti
Phyllodactylus hispaniolae Dominican Leaf-toed Gecko Schwartz 1980 Reptilia Squamata Phyllodactylidae Haiti
Phyllodactylus sommeri Haitian Leaf-toed Gecko Schwartz 1980 Reptilia Squamata Phyllodactylidae Haiti
Aristelliger expectatus Hispaniolan Desert Gecko Cochran 1933 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Aristelliger lar Hispaniolan Giant Gecko Cope 1861 (1862) Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Gonatodes albogularis Neotropical Clawed Gecko Duméril and Bibron 1836 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus altavelensis Hispaniolan Desert Sphaero Noble and Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus armstrongi Southern Forest Sphaero Noble and Hassler 1933 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus asterulus Haitian Stippled Sphaero Schwartz and Graham 1980 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus cinereus Haitian Broad-banded Sphaero Wagler 1830 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus copei Haitian Big-scaled Sphaero Steindachner 1867 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus difficilis Hispaniolan Eyespot Sphaero Barbour 1914 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus elasmorhynchus Snout-shield Sphaero Thomas 1966 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus elegans Ashy Sphaero MacCleay 1834 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus lazelli Cap-Haitien Sphaero Shreve 1968 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus nycteropus Haitian Flathead Sphaero Thomas and Schwartz 1977 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus omoglaux Haitian Border Sphaero Thomas 1982 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus rhabdotus Hispaniolan Two-stripe Sphaero Schwartz 1970 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus shrevei Northwest Haiti Blotched Sphaero Lazell 1961 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus sommeri Northwest Haiti Banded Sphaero Graham 1981 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus streptophorus Hispaniolan Small-eared Sphaero Thomas and Schwartz 1977 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus thompsoni Barahona Limestone Sphaero Schwartz and Franz 1976 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus williamsi Haitian Striped Sphaero Thomas and Schwartz 1983 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Sphaerodactylus zygaena Tiburon Coastal Sphaero Schwartz and Thomas 1977 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Haiti
Pholidoscelis chrysolaemus Hispaniolan Giant Whiptail Cope 1868 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Haiti
Pholidoscelis lineolatus Pygmy Blue-tailed Whiptail Duméril and Bibron 1839 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Haiti
Pholidoscelis taeniurus Hispaniolan Blue-tailed Whiptail Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Haiti
Chilabothrus fordii Hispaniolan Desert Boa Günther 1861 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Haiti
Chilabothrus gracilis Hispaniolan Gracile Boa Fischer 1888 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Haiti
Chilabothrus striatus Hispaniolan Boa Fischer 1856 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Haiti
Haitiophis anomalus Hispaniolan Brown Racer Peters 1863 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Hypsirhynchus ferox Hispaniolan Hog-nosed Racer Günther 1858 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Hypsirhynchus melanichnus Hispaniolan Olive Racer Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Hypsirhynchus parvifrons Hispaniolan Lesser Racer Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Hypsirhynchus scalaris Tiburon Hog-nosed Racer Cope 1863 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Ialtris dorsalis Hispaniolan W-headed Racer Günther 1858 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Ialtris haetianus Hispaniolan Montane Racerlet Cochran 1935 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Ialtris parishi Tiburon Banded Racer Cochran 1932 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Uromacer catesbyi Blunt-headed Treesnake Schlegel 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Uromacer frenatus Lesser Sharp-nosed Treesnake Günther 1865 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Uromacer oxyrhynchus Greater Sharp-nosed Treesnake Duméril, Bibron, and Duméril 1854 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Haiti
Mitophis leptepileptus La Selle Threadsnake Thomas, McDiarmid, and Thompson 1985 Reptilia Squamata Leptotyphlopidae Haiti
Mitophis pyrites Barahona Threadsnake Thomas 1965 Reptilia Squamata Leptotyphlopidae Haiti
Tropidophis haetianus Hispaniolan Trope Cope 1879 Reptilia Squamata Tropidophiidae Haiti
Typhlops agoralionis La Hotte Blindsnake Thomas and Hedges 2007 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops capitulatus Haitian Pale-lipped Blindsnake Richmond 1964 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops gonavensis Gonave Blindsnake Richmond 1964 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops hectus Tiburon Peninsula Blindsnake Thomas 1974 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops proancylops La Selle Blindsnake Thomas and Hedges 2007 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops pusillus Hispaniolan Common Blindsnake Barbour 1914 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops sulcatus Hispaniolan Bicolored Blindsnake Cope 1868 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops sylleptor Pestel Blindsnake Thomas and Hedges 2007 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops tetrathyreus Port-Au-Prince Blindsnake Thomas 1989 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Typhlops titanops Big-eyed Blindsnake Thomas 1989 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Haiti
Caretta caretta Loggerhead Turtle Linnaeus 1758 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Haiti
Chelonia mydas Green Turtle Linnaeus 1758 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Haiti
Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill Turtle Linnaeus 1766 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Haiti
Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback Turtle Vandelli 1761 Reptilia Testudines Dermochelyidae Haiti
Trachemys decorata Haitian Slider Barbour and Carr 1940 Reptilia Testudines Emydidae Haiti
Trachemys stejnegeri Antillean Slider Schmidt 1928 Reptilia Testudines Emydidae Haiti
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