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
Peltophryne lemur Puerto Rican Toad Cope 1868 Amphibia Anura Bufonidae Puerto Rico-VI
Rhinella marina Marine Toad Linnaeus 1758 Amphibia Anura Bufonidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus antillensis Puerto Rican Red-eyed Frog Reinhardt and Lütken 1862 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus brittoni Puerto Rican Grass Frog Schmidt 1920 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus cochranae Puerto Rican Whistling Frog Grant 1932 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus cooki Puerto Rican Cave Frog Grant 1931 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus coqui Puerto Rican Frog Thomas 1966 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus eneidae Puerto Rican Elegant Frog Rivero 1959 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus gryllus Puerto Rican Green Frog Schmidt 1920 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus hedricki Puerto Rican Treehole Frog Rivero 1963 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus jasperi Puerto Rican Golden Frog Drewry and Jones 1976 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi Puerto Rican Wetland Frog Rios-López and Thomas 2007 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus karlschmidti Puerto Rican Stream Frog Grant 1931 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus lentus Virgin Islands Yellow Frog Cope 1862 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus locustus Puerto Rican Small-eared Frog Schmidt 1920 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus monensis Mona Frog Meerwarth 1901 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus portoricensis Puerto Rican White-eyed Frog Schmidt 1927 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus richmondi Puerto Rican Bronze Frog Stejneger 1904 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus schwartzi Virgin Islands Khaki Frog Thomas 1966 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus unicolor Puerto Rican Elfin Frog Stejneger 1904 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eleutherodactylus wightmanae Puerto Rican Melodius Frog Schmidt 1920 Amphibia Anura Eleutherodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Dryophytes cinereus Green Treefrog Schneider 1799 Amphibia Anura Hylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Osteopilus septentrionalis Cuban Treefrog Duméril and Bibron 1841 Amphibia Anura Hylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Scinax ruber Red-snouted Treefrog Laurenti 1768 Amphibia Anura Hylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Leptodactylus albilabris Puerto Rican Ditch Frog Günther 1859 Amphibia Anura Leptodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Lithobates catesbeianus Bullfrog Shaw 1802 Amphibia Anura Ranidae Puerto Rico-VI
Lithobates grylio Pig Frog Stejneger 1901 Amphibia Anura Ranidae Puerto Rico-VI
Caiman crocodilus Spectacled Caiman Linnaeus 1758 Reptilia Crocodilia Alligatoridae Puerto Rico-VI
Amphisbaena bakeri Puerto Rican Many-ringed Amphisbaena Stejneger 1904 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Puerto Rico-VI
Amphisbaena caeca Puerto Rican Common Amphisbaena Cuvier 1829 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Puerto Rico-VI
Amphisbaena fenestrata Virgin Islands Amphisbaena Cope 1861 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Puerto Rico-VI
Amphisbaena schmidti Puerto Rican Dusky Amphisbaena Gans 1964 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Puerto Rico-VI
Amphisbaena xera Puerto Rican Xeric Amphisbaena Thomas 1966 Reptilia Squamata Amphisbaenidae Puerto Rico-VI
Diploglossus pleii Puerto Rican Galliwasp Duméril and Bibron 1839 Reptilia Squamata Anguidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis acutus Saint Croix Anole Hallowell 1856 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis cooki Guanica Pallid Anole Grant 1931 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis cristatellus Puerto Rican Crested Anole Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis cuvieri Puerto Rican Giant Anole Merrem 1820 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis desechensis Desecheo Anole Heatwole 1976 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis ernestwilliamsi Carrot Rock Anole Lazell 1983 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis evermanni Puerto Rican Emerald Anole Stejneger 1904 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis gundlachi Yellow-chinned Anole Peters 1876 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis krugi Olive Bush Anole Peters 1876 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis leachii Barbuda Bank Tree Anole Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis monensis Mona Anole Stejneger 1904 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis occultus Puerto Rican Twig Anole Williams and Rivero 1965 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis poncensis Ponce Small-fanned Anole Stejneger 1904 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis pulchellus Puerto Rican Bush Anole Duméril and Bibron 1837 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis roosevelti Virgin Islands Giant Anole Grant 1931 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Anolis stratulus Puerto Rican Spotted Anole Cope 1861 Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae Puerto Rico-VI
Hemidactylus haitianus West African House Gecko Meerwarth 1901 Reptilia Squamata Gekkonidae Puerto Rico-VI
Hemidactylus mabouia Tropical House Gecko Moreau de Jonnès 1818 Reptilia Squamata Gekkonidae Puerto Rico-VI
Gymnophthalmus underwoodi Smooth-scaled Worm Lizard Grant 1958 Reptilia Squamata Gymnophthalmidae Puerto Rico-VI
Cyclura nubila Cuban Iguana Gray 1831 Reptilia Squamata Iguanidae Puerto Rico-VI
Cyclura pinguis Anegada Iguana Barbour 1917 Reptilia Squamata Iguanidae Puerto Rico-VI
Cyclura stejnegeri Mona Iguana Barbour and Noble 1916 Reptilia Squamata Iguanidae Puerto Rico-VI
Iguana iguana Green Iguana Linnaeus 1758 Reptilia Squamata Iguanidae Puerto Rico-VI
Capitellum parvicruzae Lesser Saint Croix Skink Hedges & Conn 2012 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus anegadae Anegada Skink Hedges & Conn 2012 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus culebrae Culebra Skink Hedges & Conn 2012 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus macleani Carrot Rock Skink Mayer & Lazell 2000 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus magnacruzae Greater Saint Croix Skink Hedges & Conn 2012 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus monae Mona Skink Hedges & Conn 2012 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus monitae Monito Skink Hedges & Conn 2012 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus nitidus Puerto Rican Skink Garman 1887 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus semitaeniatus Lesser Virgin Islands Skink Wiegmann 1837 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus sloanii Virgin Islands Bronze Skink Daudin 1803 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Spondylurus spilonotus Greater Virgin Islands Skink Wiegmann 1837 Reptilia Squamata Mabuyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Phyllodactylus wirshingi Puerto Rican Leaf-toed Gecko Kerster and Smith 1955 Reptilia Squamata Phyllodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Thecadactylus rapicauda Thick-tailed Gecko Houttuyn 1782 Reptilia Squamata Phyllodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus beattyi Saint Croix Sphaero Grant 1937 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus gaigeae Chevronate Sphaero Grant 1932 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus klauberi Puerto Rican Upland Sphaero Grant 1931 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus levinsi Desecheo Sphaero Heatwole 1968 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus macrolepis Puerto Rican Eyespot Sphaero Günther 1859 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus micropithecus Monito Sphaero Schwartz 1977 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus monensis Mona Sphaero Meerwarth 1901 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus nicholsi Puerto Rican Crescent Sphaero Grant 1931 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus parthenopion Virgin Islands Dwarf Sphaero Thomas 1965 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus roosevelti Guanica Khaki Sphaero Grant 1931 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Sphaerodactylus townsendi Puerto Rican Sandy Sphaero Grant 1931 Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae Puerto Rico-VI
Pholidoscelis alboguttatus Mona Whiptail Boulenger 1896 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Puerto Rico-VI
Pholidoscelis desechensis Desecheo Whiptail Heatwole and Torres 1967 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Puerto Rico-VI
Pholidoscelis exsul Puerto Rican Giant Whiptail Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Puerto Rico-VI
Pholidoscelis polops Saint Croix Whiptail Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Puerto Rico-VI
Pholidoscelis wetmorei Puerto Rican Blue-tailed Whiptail Stejneger 1913 Reptilia Squamata Teiidae Puerto Rico-VI
Chilabothrus granti Virgin Islands Boa Stull 1933 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Puerto Rico-VI
Chilabothrus inornatus Puerto Rican Boa Reinhardt 1843 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Puerto Rico-VI
Chilabothrus monensis Mona Boa Zenneck 1898 Reptilia Squamata Boidae Puerto Rico-VI
Pantherophis guttatus Corn Snake Linnaeus 1766 Reptilia Squamata Colubridae Puerto Rico-VI
Borikenophis portoricensis Puerto Rican Racer Reinhardt and Lütken 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Puerto Rico-VI
Borikenophis sanctaecrucis Saint Croix Racer Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Puerto Rico-VI
Borikenophis variegatus Mona Racer Schmidt 1926 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Puerto Rico-VI
Magliophis exiguus Virgin Islands Racerlet Cope 1862 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Puerto Rico-VI
Magliophis stahli Puerto Rican Racerlet Stejneger 1904 Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae Puerto Rico-VI
Antillotyphlops catapontus Anegada Blindsnake Thomas 1966 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Antillotyphlops granti Guanica Blindsnake Ruthven and Gaige 1935 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Antillotyphlops hypomethes Puerto Rican Coastal Blindsnake Hedges and Thomas 1991 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Antillotyphlops monensis Mona Blindsnake Schmidt 1926 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Antillotyphlops naugus Virgin Gorda Blindsnake Thomas 1965 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Antillotyphlops platycephalus Puerto Rican White-tailed Blindsnake Duméril and Bibron 1844 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Antillotyphlops richardii Virgin Islands Blindsnake Duméril and Bibron 1844 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Indotyphlops braminus Flowerpot Blindsnake Daudin 1803 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Typhlops rostellatus Puerto Rican Brown-bellied Blindsnake Stejneger 1904 Reptilia Squamata Typhlopidae Puerto Rico-VI
Caretta caretta Loggerhead Turtle Linnaeus 1758 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Puerto Rico-VI
Chelonia mydas Green Turtle Linnaeus 1758 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Puerto Rico-VI
Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill Turtle Linnaeus 1766 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Puerto Rico-VI
Lepidochelys olivacea Olive Ridley Turtle Eschscholtz 1829 Reptilia Testudines Cheloniidae Puerto Rico-VI
Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback Turtle Vandelli 1761 Reptilia Testudines Dermochelyidae Puerto Rico-VI
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Schoepff 1792 Reptilia Testudines Emydidae Puerto Rico-VI
Trachemys stejnegeri Antillean Slider Schmidt 1928 Reptilia Testudines Emydidae Puerto Rico-VI
Chelonoidis carbonaria Red-footed Tortoise Spix 1824 Reptilia Testudines Testudinidae Puerto Rico-VI
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