Reptiles of Massachusetts

 

Turtles

  Snakes
  • Cooter, northern redbellied(Pseudemys rubriventris )
  • Seaturtle, Green (Chelonia mydas)
  • Seaturtle, Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata)
  • Seaturtle, Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii )
  • Seaturtle, Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea)
  • Seaturtle, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
  • Terrapin, diamond-backed (Malaclemmys terrapin)
  • Turtle, Blanding's (Emydoidea blandingii)
  • Turtle, bog (Gleptemys muhlenbergii)
  • Turtle, eastern box (Terrapene carolina carolina)
  • Turtle, eastern musk (Sternotherus odoratus )
  • Turtle, eastern painted (Chrysemys picta picta)
  • Turtle, snapping (Chelydra serpentina)
  • Turtle, spotted (Clemmys guttata)
  • Turtle, wood (Clemmys insculpta)
  • Copperhead, northern (Agkistrodon contortrix)
  • Racer, eastern (Coluber constrictor)
  • Rattlesnake, timber (Crotalus horridus)
  • Snake, eastern garter (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis)
  • Snake, eastern hognose (Heterodon platirhinos)
  • Snake, eastern rat (Elaphe obsoleta)
  • Snake, eastern worm (Carphophis amoenus)
  • Snake, milk (Lampropeltis triangulum)
  • Snake, northern brown (Storeria dekayi)
  • Snake, northern water (Nerodia sipedon sipedon)
  • Snake, redbelly (Storeria occipitomaculata)
  • Snake, ribbon (Thamnophis sauritus sauritus)
  • Snake, ringneck (Diadophis punctatus)
  • Snake, smooth green (Opheodrys vernalis)

References

Cardoza, J.E. and Mirick, P.G., 2002. MassWildlife's State Reptiles & Amphibian List. 3rd Edition, 2000, Revised, 2002. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 3. Available from http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/dfwamph.htm

Degraaf, R.M. and Yamasaki, M., 2001. New England Wildlife. Habitat, Natural History, and Distribution. University Press of New England: Hanover, NH.

Hunter, M.L., Jr., Aram, J.K., Calhoun, J.K., and McCollough, M., 1999. Maine Amphibians and Reptiles. The Univeristy of Maine Press: Orono, ME.

Kenney, L.P. and Burne, M.R., 2000. A Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program & Vernal Pool Association. May.
 

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