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Alligators, crocodiles and caimans

Alligatoridae

Alligators and caimans

Common name

alligator thumbnail Alligator mississippiensis American alligator
Alligator sinensis Chinese alligator
Paleosuchus palpebrosus Cuvier's dwarf caiman
 
 
 
     
     

Crocodylidae

Crocodiles

Common name

crocodile thumbnail
Crocodylus porosus
Estuarine crocodile
Crocodylus moreletii Morelet's crocodile, Cozumel, Mexico
Crocodylus siamensis Siamese crocodile
   
   
   
     

Gavialidae

Gavials

Common name

gavial thumbnail Gavialis gangeticus Gharial
   
   
   
   
   
     

Lizards

Agamidae

Lizards

Common name

thorny devil Chlamydosaurus kingi Frillneck lizard (Australia)
Hydrosaurus pustulatus Philippine sailfin lizard
Moloch horridus Thorny Devil (Australia)
   
   
   
     

Anguidae

 

Common name

galliwasp Diploglossus monotropis Kuhl's galliwasp
   
   
   
   
   
     

Chaemeleonidae

Chameleons

Common name

Chamaeleo melleri Meller's chameleon link Brookesia perarmata Armored chameleon (captive)
Calumma parsonii Parson's chameleon (captive)
Chamaeleo calyptratus Veiled chameleon (captive)
Chamaeleo jacksonii Jackson's chameleon (captive)
Chamaeleo melleri Meller's chameleon (captive)
Furcifer oustaleti Oustalet's or Madagasy giant chameleon (captive)
  Furcifer verrucosus Madagascar giant chameleon (captive)
  Rhampholeon brevicaudatus Bearded pygmy chameleon (captive)
     

Corytophanidae

Helmeted or Casque head lizards

Common name

  Basiliscus plumifrons Green basilisk lizard (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
   
   
   
   
   
     

Gekkonidae

Geckoes

Common name

gecko Gehyra oceanica

Oceanic gecko (Fiji)

Gehyra vorax Voracious gecko (Fiji)
Hemidactylus frenatus Common house gecko (Fiji)
Hemiphyllodactylus typus Indopacific tree gecko or common dwarf gecko (Fiji)
Hoplodactylus chrysosireticus Goldstripe gecko (New Zealand)
Hoplodactylus duvauceli Duvaucel's gecko (New Zealand)
  Hoplodactylus granulatus Forest gecko (New Zealand)
  Hoplodactylus maculatus Common gecko (New Zealand)
  Hoplodactylus pacificus Pacific gecko (New Zealand )
  Lepidodactylus gardineri Rotuman forest gecko (Fiji)
  Lepidodactylus manni Mann's forest gecko (Fiji)
  Nactus multicarinatus Solomons slender-toed gecko
  Nactus pelagicus Pacific slender-toed gecko (Fiji)
  Naultinus elegans Common green gecko (New Zealand)
  Naultinus gemmeus Jewelled gecko (New Zealand)
  Naultinus grayii Northland green gecko (New Zealand)
  Naultinus manukanus Marlborough green gecko (New Zealand)
  Naultinus rudis Rough gecko (New Zealand)
  Naultinus stellatus Starred gecko (New Zealand)
  Rhacodactylus leachianus
Giant New Caledonian gecko
  Uroplatus henkeli Henkel's leaftailed gecko (Madagascar)
  Uroplatus lineatus Bamboo leaftailed gecko (Madagascar)
  Uroplatus phantasticus Satanic gecko (Madagascar)
 

Heldermatidae

Gila Monster, beaded lizard

Common name

Mexican beaded lizard Heloderma horridum Mexican beaded lizard
   
   
   
   
     
     

Iguanidae

Iguanas

Common name

Fijian banded iguana Brachylophus bulabula Fijian banded iguana
Brachylophus vitiensis Fijian crested iguana
Cyclura lewisi Blue iguana or Grand Cayman iguana (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
   
   
     

Polychrotidae

Anoles

Common name

  Anolis ricardi Haitian giant anole (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
   
   
   
   
   
     
     

Scincidae

Skinks

Common name

blue tongue skink Corucia zebrata Prehensile-tailed skink (Solomon Islands)
Cryptoblepharus eximius Pygmy snake-eyed skink (Fiji)
Cyclodina alani Robust skink (New Zealand)
Cyclodina macgregori MacGregor's skink (New Zealand)
Emoia campbelli Campbell's skink (Fiji)
  Emoia concolor Green tree skink (Fiji)
  Emoia cyanura Brown-tailed copper-striped skink (Fiji)
  Emoia impar Blue-tailed copper-striped skink (Fiji)
  Emoia nigra Pacific black skink (Fiji)
  Emoia parkeri Fijian copper-headed skink
  Emoia trossula Barred tree skink (Fiji)
  Lamprolepis smaragdina Green tree skink (Solomon Islands)
  Lipinia noctua Moth skink (Western Samoa)
  Oligosoma fallai Falla's skink (New Zealand)
  Oligosoma infrapunctatum Speckled skink (New Zealand)
  Oligosoma lineoocellatum Spotted skink (New Zealand)
  Oligosoma microlepis Small scaled skink (New Zealand)
  Oligosoma moco Moko skink (New Zealand)
  Oligosoma otagense Otago skink (New Zealand)
Oligosoma smithi Shore skink (New Zealand)
  Oligosoma waimatense Scree skink (New Zealand)
  Tiliqua rugosa Shingleback (Australia)
  Tiliqua scincoides Blue-tongue skink (Australia)
  Tribolonotus gracilis Crocodile skink (Papua New Guinea)
     

Teidae

Caiman lizards

Common name

caiman lizard    
Dracaena guianensis Caiman lizard
   
   
   
   
     

Varanidae

Monitors

Common name

Komodo dragon Varanus beccarii Black tree monitor (captive)
Varanus flavescens Yellow monitor (captive)
Varanus indicus Mangrove monitor (Indonesia)
Varanus komodoensis Komodo dragon (captive)
Varanus melinus Quince monitor (captive)
Varanus rudicollis Rough-neck monitor (captive)
     
     

Snakes

Boidae

Boas

Common Name

emerald tree boa    
Candoia bibroni Pacific tree boa
Candoia carinata Pacific ground boa (head shot)
Corallus caninus
Emerald tree boa
   
   
     

Colubridae

Rear-fanged snakes

Common Name

tiger rat snake Elaphe guttata Great Plains rat snake
Elaphe mandarina Mandarin ratsnake
Elaphe porphyracea Red mountain racer
Rhynchophis boulengeri
Leaf-nosed rat snake
Rhinobothryum bovalli Coral snake mimic
Spilotes pullatus Tiger rat snake
Thamnophis radix Plains garter snake
     
     
     

Elapidae

Cobras, kraits, seasnakes etc.

Common Name

fijian burrowing snake Dendroaspis angusticeps Green mamba
Laticauda colubrina Yellow-lipped sea krait
Laticauda crockeri Lake Tenggano krait
Ogmodon vitianus Fiji burrowing snake
   
   
     

Pythonidae

Pythons

Common Name

diamond python Chondropython viridis Green tree python
Morelia boeleni
Boelen's python
Morelia spilota
Diamond python
Python morulus
Burmese rock python held by four people
Python timorensis
Timor python (juvenile)
   
     

Typhlopidae

Blindsnakes

Common name

Ramphytophlops braminus, Flowerpot snake Ramphotyphlops "aluensis" Taveuni blindsnake (Fiji)
Ramphotyphlops braminus Brahminy blindsnake, flowerpot snake (Fiji)
   
   
   
   
     

Viperidae

Vipers and pit vipers

Common name

Eyelash viper Agkistrodon bilineatus taylori Taylor's cantil
Bitis gabonica
Gaboon viper (vertical)
Bothriechis aurifer Yellow-blotched pitviper (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
Bothriopsis taeniata Speckled forest viper
Bothrops schlegeli Eyelash viper
Cerastes cerastes Horned sand viper (vertical)
  Crotalus atrox Western diamondback rattlesnake (albino)
  Crotalus durissus Neotropical rattlesnake (head shot)
  Crotalus lepidus morulus Tamaulipan rock rattlesnake (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
  Montivipera raddei Armenian viper (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
  Tropidolaemus wagleri Wagler"s pit viper (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
     

Sphenodontia - Tuataras

     

Sphendontidae

Tuataras

Common name

tuatara on forest floor Sphenodon punctatus Tuatara (New Zealand)
   
   
   
   
   
     

Testudines - Turtles, terrapins and tortoises

Bataguridae

Asian leaf turtles

Common Name

Black-breasted leaf turtle    
Geoemyda splengeri Black-breasted leaf turtle
 

 
   
   
     

Chelidae

Sidenecked turtles

Common Name

Reimann's snake-necked tortoise    
Chelodina reimanni Reimann's snakenecked turtle
Chelus fimbriatus Matamata turtle
Elusor macrurus
Mary River turtle
Emydura krefftii Krefft's river tortoise
 
     

Cheloniidae

Hard shelled sea turtles

Common Name

Loggerhead turtle    
Caretta caretta Loggerhead turtle
Chelonia mydas Green turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill turtle
 
   
     

Chelydridae

Snapping turtles

Common Name

Common snapping turtle    
Chelydra serpentina
Common snapping turtle

 

 

 
 
     

Emydidae

Cooters, sliders, American box turtles

Common Name

Chinese three-striped box turtle
 
Callagur borneoensis
Malaysian painted turtle
Clemmys muhlenbergii Bog turtle
Cuora trifasciata Chinese three-striped box turtle
Pseudemys floridiana Common cooter
Trachemys scripta Red-eared slider
   

Testudinidae

Tortoises

Common Name

Desert tortoise Centrochelys sulcata African spurred tortoise
Geochelone carbonaria Red-footed tortoise (Guyana)
Geochelone elegans Star tortoise
Geochelone gigantia Aldabra tortoise
Gopherus agassizii Desert tortoise (Joshua Tree)
Gopherus berlandieri Texas or Berlandier's tortoise
  Manouria emys Burmese mountain tortoise
  Pyxis arachnoides Spider tortoise
  Testudo graeca Greek tortoise
     

 


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