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Species Conservation Program: Species Rationale Index — Reptiles

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*Recommendation is for the highest order taxon listed. Lower order taxa and/or populations listed are not being conferred status separate from the higher order taxon. Instead, these additional links provide the reviewer ready access to all supplementary documentation considered in arriving at the posted recommendation.

Recommendation: R2 Sensitive Species (SS)

Common Name Scientific Name 
*Black Hills redbelly snake Storeria occipitomaculata pahasapae
massasauga Sistrurus catenatus


Recommendation: Not R2 Sensitive Species, But Should Be Considered For Other Emphasis Species Lists

Common Name Scientific Name 
blackneck garter snake Thamnophis cyrtopsis
Blanding's turtle Emydoidea blandingii
eastern hognose snake Heterodon platirhinos
glossy snake Arizona elegans
greater short-horned lizard Phrynosoma hernandesi
lined snake Tropidoclonion lineatum
midget faded rattlesnake Crotalus viridis concolor
ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata
smooth green snake Opheodrys vernalis
smooth softshell turtle Apalone mutica
triploid Colorado checkered whiptail Cnemidophorus neotesselatus
yellow mud turtle Kinosternon flavescens flavescens


Recommendation: Not R2 Sensitive Species and Not of Concern

Common Name Scientific Name 
Arid land ribbon snake Thamnophis proximus diabolicus
brown snake Storeria dekayi
checkered garter snake Thamnophis marcianus
common kingsnake Lampropeltis getula
desert spiny lizard Sceloporus magister
false map turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica
lesser earless lizard Holbrookia maculata
longnose leopard lizard Gambelia wislizenii
longnose snake Rhinocheilus lecontei
many-lined skink Eumeces multivirgatus
milk snake Lampropeltis triangulum
northern plateau lizard Sceloporus undulatus elongatus
northern prairie lizard Sceloporus undulatus garmani
northern water snake Nerodia sipedon
red-lipped prairie lizard Sceloporus undulatus erythrocheilus
*ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus (D. p. arnyi)
rubber boa Charina bottae
sagebrush lizard Sceloporus graciosus
*six-lined racerunner Cnemidophorus sexlineatus (C. s. viridis)
snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina
spiny softshell turtle Apalone spinifera
Texas blind snake Leptotyphlops dulcis
Texas horned lizard Phrynosoma cornulum
western fox snake Elaphe vulpina
   
*Recommendation is for the highest order taxon listed. Lower order taxa and/or populations listed are not being conferred status separate from the higher order taxon. Instead, these additional links provide the reviewer ready access to all supplementary documentation considered in arriving at the posted recommendation.

 

 

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