Index of Oklahoma
Amphibians and Reptiles

Scientific Names

Common Names

Class Amphibia
Order Caudata - Salamanders
  Family Amphiumidae - Amphiumas
    Amphiuma tridactylum

  Family Sirenidae - Sirens
    Siren intermedia

  Family Proteidae - Mudpuppies and Waterdogs
    Necturus louisianensis

  Family Ambystomatidae - Mole Salamanders
    Ambystoma mavortium
    Ambystoma tigrinum
    Ambystoma texanum
    Ambystoma annulatum
    Ambystoma opacum
    Ambystoma talpoideum
    Ambystoma maculatum

  Family Plethodontidae - Lungless Salamanders
    Plethodon albagula
    Plethodon sequoyah
    Plethodon kiamichi
    Plethodon serratus
    Plethodon angusticlavius
    Plethodon ouachitae
    Desmognathus brimleyorum
    Eurycea multiplicata
    Eurycea longicauda
    Eurycea lucifuga
    Eurycea tynerensis
    Hemidactylium scutatum
    Typhlotriton spelaeus

  Family Salamandridae - Newts
    Notophthalmus viridescens

Order Anura (Salientia) - Frogs and Toads
  Family Scaphiopidae - Spadefoot Toads
    Scaphiopus hurteri
    Scaphiopus couchii
    Spea bombifrons
    Spea multiplicata

  Family Bufonidae - True Toads
    Bufo (Anaryxus) americanus
    Bufo (Anaryxus) cognatus
    Bufo (Anaryxus) debilis
    Bufo (Anaryxus) punctatus
    Bufo (Anaryxus) woodhousii
    Bufo (Anaryxus) fowleri
    Bufo (Anaryxus) speciosus

  Family Microhylidae - Narrowmouth Toads
    Gastrophryne carolinensis
    Gastrophryne olivacea

  Family Ranidae - True Frogs
    Rana (Lithobates) catesbeiana
    Rana (Lithobates) sphenocephala
    Rana (Lithobates) blairi
    Rana (Lithobates) clamitans
    Rana (Lithobates) palustris
    Rana (Lithobates) areolata
    Rana (Lithobates) sylvatica

Family Hylidae - Tree Frogs
    Hyla versicolor/chrysoscelis
    Hyla cinerea
    Hyla avivoca
    Acris crepitans
    Pseudacris crucifer
    Pseudacris maculata
    Pseudacris fouquettei
    Pseudacris streckeri
    Pseudacris clarkii

Class Reptilia
Order Crocodylia
  Family Alligatoridae - Alligators and Caimans
    Alligator mississippiensis

Order Testudinata - Turtles
  Family Chelydridae - Snapping Turtles
    Macrochelys temminckii
    Chelydra serpentina

  Family Kinosternidae - Mud and Musk Turtles
    Sternotherus odoratus
    Sternotherus carinatus
    Kinosternon subrubrum
    Kinosternon flavescens

  Family Emydidae - Box and Pond Turtles
    Terrapene carolina
    Terrapene ornata
    Trachemys scripta
    Pseudemys concinna
    Graptemys geographica
    Graptemys pseudogeographica
    Graptemys kohnii
    Chrysemys picta
    Deirochelys reticularia

  Family Trionychidae - Softshell Turtles
    Apalone spinifera
    Apalone mutica

Order Squamata - Lizards and Snakes
Suborder Lacertilia - Lizards
  Family Anguidae - Glass Lizards
    Ophisaurus attenuatus

  Family Polychrotidae - Anoles
    Anolis carolinensis

  Family Gekkonidae - Geckos
    Hemidactylus turcicus

  Family Crotaphytidae - Collared Lizards
    Crotaphytus collaris

  Family Phrynosomatidae - Spiny Lizards
    Phrynosoma cornutum
    Phrynosoma modestum
    Sceloporus undulatus
    Uta stansburiana
    Holbrookia maculata

  Family Teiidae - Terrestrial Lizards
    Aspidoscelis sexlineata
    Aspidoscelis gularis
    Aspidoscelis tesselata

  Family Scincidae - Skinks
    Scincella lateralis
    Eumeces fasciatus
    Eumeces laticeps
    Eumeces obsoletus
    Eumeces obtusirostris
    Eumeces anthracinus

Suborder Serpentes - Snakes
  Family Crotalidae - Pit Vipers
    Agkistrodon contortrix
    Agkistrodon piscivorus
    Crotalus atrox
    Crotalus horridus
    Crotalus viridis
    Sistrurus catenatus
    Sistrurus miliarius

  Family Leptotyphlopidae - Blind Snakes
    Leptotyphlops dulcis

  Family Colubridae - Harmless Egg-laying Snakes
    Arizona elegans
    Cemophora coccinea
    Coluber constrictor
    Lampropeltis calligaster
    Lampropeltis getula
    Lampropeltis triangulum
    Masticophis flagellum
    Opheodrys aestivus
    Pantherophis emoryi
    Pituophis catenifer
    Rhinocheilus lecontei
    Scotophis obsoletus
    Sonora semiannulata
    Tantilla gracilis
    Tantilla nigriceps

  Family Natricidae - Harmless Live-bearing Snakes
    Nerodia erythrogaster
    Nerodia fasciata
    Nerodia rhombifer
    Nerodia sipedon
    Regina grahamii
    Regina rigida
    Storeria dekayi
    Storeria occipitomaculata
    Thamnophis cyrtopsis
    Thamnophis elegans
    Thamnophis marcianus
    Thamnophis proximus
    Thamnophis radix
    Thamnophis sirtalis
    Tropidiclonion lineatum
    Virginia striatula
    Virginia valeriae

  Family Dipsadidae - Slender Rear-fanged Snakes
    Carphophis vermis
    Diadophis punctatus
    Hypsiglena torquata

  Family Xenodontidae - Robust Rear-fanged Snakes
    Farancia abacura
    Heterodon nasicus
    Heterodon platirhinos




Three-toed Amphiuma


Lesser Siren


Red River Mudpuppy


Barred Tiger Salamander
Eastern Tiger Salamander
Smallmouth Salamander
Ringed Salamander
Marbled Salamander
Mole Salamander
Spotted Salamander


Western Slimy Salamander
Sequoyah Slimy Salamander
Kiamichi Slimy Salamander
Southern Redback Salamander
Ozark Zigzag Salamander
Rich Mountain Salamander
Ouachita Dusky Salamander
Many-ribbed Salamander
Dark-sided Salamander
Cave Salamander
Oklahoma Salamander
Four-toed Salamander
Grotto Salamander


Central Newt



Hurter's Spadefoot Toad
Couch's Spadefoot Toad
Plains Spadefoot Toad
New Mexico Spadefoot Toad


American toad
Great plains toad
Green toad
Red-spotted toad
Woodhouse's Toad
Fowler's Toad
Texas Toad


Eastern Narrowmouth Toad
Great Plains Narrowmouth Toad


Bullfrog
Southern Leopard Frog
Plains Leopard Frog
Green Frog (Bronze Frog)
Pickerel Frog
Crawfish Frog
Wood Frog


Gray Treefrog complex
Green Treefrog
Bird-voiced Treefrog
Cricket Frog
Spring Peeper
Boreal Chorus Frog
Cajun Chorus Frog
Strecker's Chorus Frog
Spotted Chorus Frog




American Alligator



Alligator Snapping Turtle
Common Snapping Turtle


Common Musk Turtle (Stinkpot)
Razorback Musk Turtle
Mississippi Mud Turtle
Yellow Mud Turtle


Three-toed Box Turtle
Ornate Box Turtle
Red-eared Slider
Missouri River Cooter
Common Map Turtle
Ouachita Map Turtle
Mississippi Map Turtle
Painted Turtle
Chicken Turtle


Spiny Softshell Turtle
Smooth Softshell Turtle




Western Slender Glass Lizard


Green Anole


Mediterranean Gecko


Collared Lizard (Mountain Boomer)


Texas Horned Lizard
Roundtail Horned Lizard
Prairie (Fence) Lizard
Desert Side-blotched Lizard
Lesser Earless Lizard


Six-lined Racerunner
Texas Spotted Whiptail
Checkered Whiptail


Ground Skink
Five-lined Skink
Broadhead Skink
Great Plains Skink
Prairie Skink
Coal Skink



Copperhead
Cottonmouth (Water Moccasin)
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Timber Rattlesnake
Prairie Rattlesnake
Massasauga
Pigmy Rattlesnake


Blind Snake


Glossy Snake
Scarlet Snake
Racer
Prairie Kingsnake
Speckled Kingsnake
Milksnake
Coachwhip
Rough Green Snake
Great Plains Rat Snake
Bullsnake
Texas Longnose Snake
Black (Western) Rat Snake
Ground Snake
Flathead Snake
Plains Blackhead Snake


Blotched/Yellowbelly Water Snake
Broad-banded Water Snake
Diamondback Water Snake
Northern/Midland Water Snake
Graham's Crayfish Snake
Glossy Crayfish Snake
Texas Brown Snake
Northern Redbelly Snake
Blackneck Garter Snake
Wandering Garter Snake
Checkered Garter Snake
Western Ribbon Snake
Plains Garter Snake
Common Garter Snake
Lined Snake
Rough Earth Snake
Smooth Earth Snake


Western Worm Snake
Ringneck Snake
Texas Night Snake


Western Mud Snake
Western Hognose Snake
Eastern Hognose Snake