Reptiles

Big Thicket National Preserve Species List - Reptiles
Order Family Scientific Name Common Name
Crocodilia Alligatoridae Alligator mississipiensis American alligator
Squamata Anguidae Ophisaurus attenuatus Slender Glass Lizard
Squamata Colubridae Cemophora coccinea Scarlet Snake
Squamata Colubridae Coluber constrictor Racer
Squamata Colubridae Diadophis punctatus stictogenys Mississippi Ringneck Snake
Squamata Colubridae Elaphe guttata Cornsnake, Corn Snake
Squamata Colubridae Elaphe obsoleta Texas Ratsnake, Rat Snake
Squamata Colubridae Farancia abacura Mudsnake, Mud Snake
Squamata Colubridae Heterodon platyrhinos Eastern hog-nosed snake
Squamata Colubridae Lampropeltis calligaster Yellow-bellied Kingsnake, Prairie Kingsnake
Squamata Colubridae Lampropeltis getula holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake
Squamata Colubridae Lampropeltis triangulum Milk Snake, Milksnake
Squamata Colubridae Masticophis flagellum Coachwhip
Squamata Colubridae Nerodia clarkii clarkii Gulf Salt Marsh Snake
Squamata Colubridae Nerodia cyclopion Mississippi Green Water Snake, Green Water Snake
Squamata Colubridae Nerodia erythrogaster flavigaster Yellow-bellied Water Snake
Squamata Colubridae Nerodia erythrogaster transversa Blotched Water Snake
Squamata Colubridae Nerodia fasciata Southern Water Snake
Squamata Colubridae Nerodia rhombifer Diamondback Water Snake
Squamata Colubridae Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green Snake, Rough Greensnake
Squamata Colubridae Opheodrys vernalis blanchardi western smooth green snake
Squamata Colubridae Pituophis ruthveni Louisiana Pinesnake, Louisiana Pine Snake
Squamata Colubridae Regina grahamii Graham's Crayfish Snake
Squamata Colubridae Regina rigida Glossy Crayfish Snake, Glossy Crayfish Snakes
Squamata Colubridae Storeria dekayi Dekay's Brown Snake, Brown Snake, DeKay's Brownsnake
Squamata Colubridae Storeria occipitomaculata Red-bellied Snake, Redbelly Snake
Squamata Colubridae Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake
Squamata Colubridae Thamnophis proximus Western Ribbon Snake
Squamata Colubridae Thamnophis sirtalis Common Garter Snake
Squamata Colubridae Virginia striatula Rough Earth Snake, Rough Earthsnake
Squamata Elapidae Micrurus fulvius Northern Coral Snake, Harlequin Coralsnake
Squamata Gekkonidae Hemidactylus turcicus Mediterranean House Gecko, Mediterranean Gekko
Squamata Phrynosomatidae Phrynosoma cornutum Texas Horned Lizard
Squamata Phrynosomatidae Sceloporus undulatus Plateau Lizard, Prairie Lizard, Eastern Fence Lizard
Squamata Polychrotidae Anolis carolinensis Green Anole
Squamata Scincidae Eumeces anthracinus pluvialis Southern Coal Skink
Squamata Scincidae Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined Skink
Squamata Scincidae Eumeces laticeps Broad-headed Skink
Squamata Scincidae Scincella lateralis Ground Skink, Little Brown Skink
Squamata Teiidae Cnemidophorus sexlineatus Six-lined Racerunner
Squamata Viperidae Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead
Squamata Viperidae Agkistrodon piscivorus Cottonmouth
Squamata Viperidae Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake
Squamata Viperidae Sistrurus miliarius Pigmy Rattlesnake, Pygmy Rattlesnake
Testudines Chelydridae Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle, common snapping turtle
Testudines Chelydridae Macroclemys temminckii Alligator snapping turtle
Testudines Emydidae Deirochelys reticularia Chicken Turtle
Testudines Emydidae Graptemys kohnii Mississippi Map Turtle
Testudines Emydidae Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle
Testudines Emydidae Malaclemys terrapin littoralis Texas Diamondback Terripin
Testudines Emydidae Pseudemys concinna River Cooter
Testudines Emydidae Terrapene carolina Eastern Box Turtle, common box turtle
Testudines Emydidae Terrapene ornata Western Box Turtle, ornate box turtle
Testudines Emydidae Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared Slider
Testudines Kinosternidae Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud Turtle, common mud turtle
Testudines Kinosternidae Sternotherus carinatus Razor-backed Musk Turtle
Testudines Kinosternidae Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk Turtle
Testudines Trionychidae Apalone mutica mutica midland smooth softshell turtle, midland smooth softshell
Testudines Trionychidae Apalone spinifera pallida Pallid Spiny Softshell Turtle