9966 thumb Reptiles of Louisiana

A grouping of all of the reptiles found in Louisiana, including historical records and introduced species. I included only subspecies that are used commonly, excluding some from this guide.

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American Alligator 1
Alligator mississippiensis
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Green Anole 2
Anolis carolinensis
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Brown Anole 3
Anolis sagrei
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Slender Glass Lizard 4
Ophisaurus attenuatus
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Eastern Glass Lizard 5
Ophisaurus ventralis
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Prairie Lizard 6
Sceloporus consobrinus
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Texas Horned Lizard 7
Phrynosoma cornutum
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Little Brown Skink 8
Scincella lateralis
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Coal Skink 4
Plestiodon anthracinus
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Common Five-lined Skink 9
Plestiodon fasciatus
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Southeastern Five-lined Skink 10
Plestiodon inexpectatus
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Broadhead Skink 11
Plestiodon laticeps
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Prairie Skink 12
Plestiodon septentrionalis
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Spotted House Gecko 13
Hemidactylus parvimaculatus
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Mediterranean House Gecko 14
Hemidactylus turcicus
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Six-lined Racerunner 5
Aspidoscelis sexlineatus
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Smooth Earth Snake 15
Virginia valeriae
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Western Earth Snake 16
Virginia valeriae elegans
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Western Ribbon Snake 10
Thamnophis proximus
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Gulf Coast Ribbon Snake 17
Thamnophis proximus orarius
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Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 18
Thamnophis proximus proximus
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Eastern Ribbon Snake 4
Thamnophis saurita
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Common Garter Snake 19
Thamnophis sirtalis
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Eastern Garter Snake 20
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
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DeKay's Brownsnake 21
Storeria dekayi
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Redbelly Snake 4
Storeria occipitomaculata
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Florida Redbelly Snake 22
Storeria occipitomaculata obscura
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Graham's Crayfish Snake 23
Regina grahamii
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Saltmarsh Snake 24
Nerodia clarkii
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Gulf Salt Marsh Snake 21
Nerodia clarkii clarkii
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Mississippi Green Watersnake 4
Nerodia cyclopion
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Plain-bellied Watersnake 25
Nerodia erythrogaster
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Banded Watersnake 4
Nerodia fasciata
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Broad-banded Water Snake 26
Nerodia fasciata confluens
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Diamondback Watersnake 27
Nerodia rhombifer
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Northern Water Snake 23
Nerodia sipedon
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Midland Water Snake 28
Nerodia sipedon pleuralis
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Rough Earthsnake 29
Haldea striatula
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Glossy Swampsnake 30
Liodytes rigida
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Ringneck Snake 31
Diadophis punctatus
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Eastern Worm Snake 32
Carphophis amoenus
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Western Worm Snake 12
Carphophis vermis
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Pine Woods Littersnake 4
Rhadinaea flavilata
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Eastern Hognose Snake 33
Heterodon platirhinos
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Mud Snake 5
Farancia abacura
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Rainbow Snake 4
Farancia erytrogramma
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Coachwhip 34
Masticophis flagellum
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Eastern Coachwhip 35
Masticophis flagellum flagellum
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North American Racer 36
Coluber constrictor
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Buttermilk Racer 21
Coluber constrictor anthicus
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Tan Racer 37
Coluber constrictor etheridgei
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Yellowbelly Racer 21
Coluber constrictor flaviventris
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Blackmask Racer 21
Coluber constrictor latrunculus
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Southern Black Racer 38
Coluber constrictor priapus
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Scarlet Snake 21
Cemophora coccinea
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Southeastern Crowned Snake 30
Tantilla coronata
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Flat-headed Snake 39
Tantilla gracilis
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Pine Snake 34
Pituophis melanoleucus
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Black Pine Snake 40
Pituophis melanoleucus lodingi
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Louisiana Pinesnake 39
Pituophis ruthveni
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Rough Greensnake 41
Opheodrys aestivus
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Scarlet Kingsnake 4
Lampropeltis elapsoides
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Western Milksnake 42
Lampropeltis gentilis
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Speckled Kingsnake 43
Lampropeltis holbrooki
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Black Kingsnake 44
Lampropeltis nigra
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Eastern Milksnake 45
Lampropeltis triangulum
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Prairie Kingsnake 4
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster
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Mole Kingsnake 15
Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata
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Corn Snake 5
Pantherophis guttatus
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Western Rat Snake 23
Pantherophis obsoletus
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Slowinski's Cornsnake 46
Pantherophis slowinskii
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Gray Ratsnake 47
Pantherophis spiloides
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Eastern Coral Snake 48
Micrurus fulvius
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Texas Coralsnake 49
Micrurus tener
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Copperhead 35
Agkistrodon contortrix
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Cottonmouth 50
Agkistrodon piscivorus
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Timber Rattlesnake 51
Crotalus horridus
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Pygmy Rattlesnake 5
Sistrurus miliarius
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Brahminy Blindsnake 52
Indotyphlops braminus
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Green Sea Turtle 53
Chelonia mydas
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Loggerhead Sea Turtle 54
Caretta caretta
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Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle 55
Lepidochelys kempii
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Hawksbill Sea Turtle 56
Eretmochelys imbricata
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Leatherback Sea Turtle 57
Dermochelys coriacea
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Spiny Softshell Turtle 60
Apalone spinifera
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Common Snapping Turtle 61
Chelydra serpentina
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Alligator Snapping Turtle 62
Macrochelys temminckii
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Razor-backed Musk Turtle 62
Sternotherus carinatus
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Loggerhead Musk Turtle 62
Sternotherus minor
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Common Musk Turtle 63
Sternotherus odoratus
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Eastern Mud Turtle 64
Kinosternon subrubrum
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Mississippi Mud Turtle 65
Kinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis
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Common Box Turtle 66
Terrapene carolina
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Gulf Coast Box Turtle 67
Terrapene carolina major
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Three-toed Box Turtle 68
Terrapene carolina triunguis
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Ornate Box Turtle 69
Terrapene ornata
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Chicken Turtle 70
Deirochelys reticularia

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