Amphibians and Reptiles at Starr Ranch

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Family Name
Species - Common name Species - Scientific name
Plethodontidae (Lungless Salamanders)
Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii
Black-bellied slender salamander Batrachoseps nigriventris
Pacific slender salamander B. pacificus
Arboreal salamander Aneides lugubris
Pelobatidae (Spadefoot Toads)
Western spadefoot *** Scaphiopus hammondii
Bufonidae (True Toads)
Western toad Bufo boreas
Arroyo-southwestern toad *** Bufo microscaphus
Hylidae (Tree Frogs and Relatives)
Pacific treefrog Pseudacris regilla
California treefrog P. cadaverina
Ranidae (True Frogs)
BullfrogÝ Rana catesbeiana
Emydidae (Box and Water Turtles)
Western pond turtle Clemmys marmorata
Gekkonidae (Geckos)
Coleonyx variegatus Banded gecko
Iguanidae (Iguanids)
Western fence lizard Sceloporus occidentalis
Granite spiny lizard S. orcutti
Side-blotched lizard Uta stansburiana
Coast horned lizard Phrynosoma coronatum
Scincidae (Skinks)
Gilbert's skink*** Eumeces gilberti
Western skink E. skiltonianus
Teiidae (Whiptails and Relatives)
Western whiptail Cnemidophorus tigris
Orange-throated whiptail C. hyperythrus
Anguidae (Alligator lizards and Relatives)
Foothill alligator lizard Elgaria multicarinatus
Anniellidae (Legless Lizards)
California legless lizard*** Anniella pulchra
Leptotyphlopidae (Slender Blind Snakes)
Western blind snake*** Leptotyphlops humilis
Boidae (Boas and Relatives)
Rosy boa Lichanura trivirgata
Colubridae (Colubrids)
Ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus
Western yellow-bellied racer Coluber constrictor mormon
Red racer Masticophis flagellum
Striped racer M. lateralis
Western patch-nosed snake Salvadora hexalepis
Glossy snake *** Arizona elegans
Gopher snake Pituophis melanoleucus
Common kingsnake Lampropeltis getulus
Long-nosed snake*** Rhinocheilus lecontei
Two-striped garter snake*** Thamnophis hammondii
Western black-headed snake Tantilla planiceps
Lyre snake Trimorphodon biscutatus
Spotted night snake Hypsiglena torquata
Viperidae (Vipers and Relatives)
Speckled rattlesnake*** Crotalus mitchelli
Red diamond rattlesnake C. ruber
Western rattlesnake C. viridis

** not seen in ten years
*** possible
Ý Non-native species

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