Washington Reptiles

TESTUDINES (TURTLES)

Chelydridae (snapping turtles)

  • Chelydra serpentina, snapping turtle

Emydidae (pond turtles)

  • Chrysemys picta, painted turtle
  • Clemmys marmorata, western pond turtle

Cheloniidae (sea turtles)

  • Caretta caretta, loggerhead turtle
  • Chelonia mydas, green turtle
  • Lepidochelys olivacea, pacific ridley

Dermochelyidae (leatherback turtle)

  • Dermochelys coriacea, leatherback turtle

SQUAMATA (LIZARDS AND SNAKES)

Boidae (boas)

  • Charina bottae, rubber boa

Colubridae (common snakes)

  • Coluber constrictor, racer
  • Contia tenuis, sharp-tailed snake
  • Diadophis punctatus, ringneck snake
  • Hypsiglena torquata,¬†night snake
  • Lampropeltis zonata, California mountain kingsnake
  • Masticophis taeniatus, striped whipsnake
  • Pituophis catenifer, gopher snake
  • Thamnophis elegans, western terrestrial garter snake
  • Thamnophis ordinoides, northwestern garter snake
  • Thamnophis sirtalis, common garter snake

Viperidae (vipers and pit vipers)

  • Crotalus viridis, western rattlesnake

Phrynosomatidae (spiny lizards)

  • Phrynosoma douglasii, short-horned lizard
  • Sceloporus graciosus, sagebrush Lizard
  • Sceloporus occidentalis, western fence lizard
  • Uta stansburiana, side-blotched Lizard

Scincidae (skinks)

  • Eumeces skiltonianus, western skink

Anguidae (alligator lizards)

  • Elgaria coerulea, northern alligator lizard
  • Elgaria multicarinata, southern alligator lizard