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Wild Reptiles of Washington State

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To search for a particular reptile, click 'Edit' on the upper menu bar.
Then choose 'Find' and type in the name of the animal for which you are searching.

sea turtle

~ This animal is listed as endangered.
* That this animal is listed as threatened.
Many other species are being monitored
and there is concern about the continued existence of the species and their habitats.

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Order
          Family

Common Name

Scientific Name

Testudines
          Chelydridae 
              (snapping turtles)


Snapping Turtle


Chelydra serpintina


          Emydidae
              (pond turtles)


Painted Turtle
Western Pond Turtle ~


Chrysemys picta
Clemmys marmorata


          Cheloniidae
              (sea turtles)


Green Sea Turtle *
Loggerhead Sea Turtle *
Pacific Ridley


Chelonia mydas
Caretta caretta
Lepidochelys olivacea


         Dermochelyidae
              (leatherback turtle)


Leatherback Sea Turtle ~


Dermochelys coriac

Squamata
          Anguidae
              (alligator lizards)


Northern Alligator Lizard
Southern Alligator Lizard


Elgaria coerulea
Elgaria multicarinata


          Phrynosomatidae
              (spiny lizards)


Sagebrush Lizard
Short-horned Lizard
Side-Blotched Lizard
Western Fence Lizard


Sceloporus graciosus
Phrynosoma douglassii
Uta stansburiana
Sceloporus occidentalis


          Scincidae (skinks)


Western Skink


Eumeces skiltonianus


          Boidae (boas)


Rubber Boa


Charina bottae


          Colubridae
              (common snakes)


California Mountain Kingsnake
Common Gartersnake/
         Red-spotted Gartersnake
Gopher Snake
Northwestern Gartersnake
Racer
Right Snake
Ringneck Snake
Sharp-tailed Snake
Striped Whipsnake
Western Terrestrial


Lampropeltis zonata
Thamnophis sirtalis

Pituophis melanoleucus
Thamnophis ordinoides
Coluber constrictor
Hypsiglena torquata
Diadophis punctatus
Contia tenuis
Masticophis taeniatus
Thamnophis elegans


          Viperiidae
              (vipers and pit vipers)


Western Rattlesnake


Crotalus viridi

 

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