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Reptiles

Biodiversity Catalog of Southwest Virginia

Reptiles

(Lizards, Turtles and Snakes)

B=Buchanan

D=Dickenson

R=Russell

T=Tazewell

Lizard

Lizard Taxonomy:  Kingdom Animalia; Phylum Chordata; Subphylum Vertebrata; Class Reptillia; Order Squamata; Suborder; Iguanua; Family Prynosomatidae

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Sources:

Virginia Herpetological Society, (2014). Retrieved from http://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety.com/

Local photo documented observations.

Turtles

Turtle Taxonomy:  Kingdom Animalia; Phylum Chordata; Subphylum Vertebrata; Class Reptillia; Order Testudines; Family Emydidae

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Sources:

Virginia Herpetological Society, (2014). Retrieved from http://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety.com/

Local photo documented observations.

Snakes

Snake Taxonomy:  Kingdom Animalia; Phylum Chordata; Subphylum Vertebrata; Class Reptilia; Order Squamata;

ThumbnailFamilyScientific NameCommon nameCounty
ViperidaeAgkistrodon contortrix mokasenNorthern CopperheadB,R,T
ViperidaeCrotalus horridusTimber RattlesnakeR,T
ColubridaeCarphophis amoenus amoenusEastern WormsnakeT
Invalid shortcodeColubridaeColuber constrictor constrictorNorthern Black RacerR, T
ColubridaeDiadophis punctatus edwardsiiNorthern Ring-Necked SnakeB,D,R,T
ColubridaeHeterodon platirhinosEastern Hog-Nosed SnakeD,T
ColubridaeLampropeltis getulaEastern KingsnakeD
ColubridaeLampropeltis triangulum triangulumEastern MilksnakeD, R
ColubridaeNerodia sipedon sipedonNorthern WatersnakeB,D,R,T
ColubridaeOpheodrys aestivusNorthern Rough GreensnakeB,D
ColubridaePantherophis alleghaniensisEastern RatsnakeT
ColubridaeRegina septemvittataQueensnakeD,R,T
Invalid shortcodeColubridaeThamnophis sirtalis sirtalisEastern GartersnakeB,D,R,T

Sources:

Virginia Herpetological Society, (2014). Retrieved from http://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety.com/

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