Washington Reptiles

SQUAMATA (LIZARDS AND SNAKES)
SNAKES

Boidae (boas)

  • Charina bottae, Northern Rubber Boa

Colubridae (common snakes)

  • Coluber constrictor, Western Racer
  • Coluber taeniatus, Striped Whipsnake
  • Contia tenuis, Sharp-tailed Snake
  • Diadophis punctatus, Ring-necked Snake
  • Hypsiglena chlorophaea, Desert Nightsnake
  • Lampropeltis zonata, California Mountain Kingsnake
  • Pituophis catenifer, Pacific Gophersnake
  • Thamnophis elegans, Terrestrial Gartersnake
  • Thamnophis ordinoides, Northwestern Gartersnake
  • Thamnophis sirtalis, Common Gartersnake

Viperidae (vipers and pit vipers)

  • Crotalus oreganus, Western Rattlesnake

LIZARDS

Phrynosomatidae (spiny lizards)

  • Phrynosoma douglasii, Pygmy Short-horned Lizard
  • Sceloporus graciosus, Common Sagebrush Lizard
  • Sceloporus occidentalis, Western Fence Lizard
  • Uta stansburiana, Common Side-blotched Lizard

Scincidae (skinks)

  • Plestiodon skiltonianus, Western Skink

Anguidae (alligator lizards)

  • Elgaria coerulea, Northern Alligator Lizard
  • Elgaria multicarinata, Southern Alligator Lizard

TESTUDINES (TURTLES)

Chelydridae (Snapping Turtles)

  • Chelydra serpentina, Snapping Turtle

Emydidae (Pond Turtles)

  • Chrysemys picta, Painted Turtle
  • Actinemys marmorata, Western Pond Turtle

Cheloniidae (Sea Turtles)

  • Caretta caretta, Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Chelonia mydas, Green Sea Turtle
  • Lepidochelys olivacea, Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Dermochelyidae (Leatherback Sea Turtles)

  • Dermochelys coriacea, Leatherback Sea Turtle
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