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Reptiles of Georgia

Order: Crocodylia
Family: Alligatoridae
Alligator mississippiensis American Alligator

Reptiles of Georgia

Order: Squamata Suborder: Amphisbaenia
Family: Rhineuridae
Rhineura floridana Florida Worm Lizard

Reptiles of Georgia

Order: Squamata Suborder: Lacertilia
Family: Anguidae
Ophisaurus attenuatus Slender Glass Lizard
Ophisaurus compressus Island Glass Lizard
Ophisaurus mimicus Mimic Glass Lizard
Ophisaurus ventralis Eastern Glass Lizard
Family: Gekkonidae
Hemidactylus turcicus Mediterranean Gecko
Family: Phrynosomatidae
Sceloporus undulatus Eastern Fence Lizard
Family: Polychrotidae
Anolis carolinensis Green Anole
Anolis sagrei Brown Anole
Family: Scincidae
Eumeces anthracinus Coal Skink
Eumeces egregius Mole Skink
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined Skink
Eumeces inexpectatus Southeastern Five-lined Skink
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead Skink
Scincella lateralis Ground Skink
Family: Teiidae
Cnemidophorus sexlineatus Six-lined Racerunner

Reptiles of Georgia

Order: Squamata Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Carphophis amoenus Worm Snake
Cemophora coccinea Scarlet Snake
Coluber constrictor Eastern Racer
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck Snake
Drymarchon couperi Eastern Indigo Snake
Elaphe guttata Corn Snake
Elaphe obsoleta Rat Snake
Farancia abacura Mud Snake
Farancia erytrogramma Rainbow Snake
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose Snake
Heterodon simus Southern Hognose Snake
Lampropeltis calligaster Mole Kingsnake
Lampropeltis getula Common Kingsnake
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milk Snake/Scarlet Kingsnake
Masticophis flagellum Coachwhip
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Water Snake
Nerodia fasciata Banded Watersnake
Nerodia floridana Eastern Green Watersnake
Nerodia sipedon Midland Watersnake
Nerodia taxispilota Brown Watersnake
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green Snake
Pituophis melanoleucus Pine Snake
Regina alleni Striped Crayfish Snake
Regina rigida Glossy Crayfish Snake
Regina septemvittata Queen Snake
Rhadinaea flavilata Pine Woods Snake
Seminatrix pygaea Black Swamp Snake
Storeria dekayi Brown Snake
Storeria occipitomaculata Red-bellied Snake
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned Snake
Tantilla relicta Florida Crowned Snake
Thamnophis sauritus Ribbon Snake
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Garter Snake
Virginia striatula Rough Earth Snake
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth Snake
Family: Elapidae
Micrurus fulvius Eastern Coral Snake
Family: Viperidae
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead
Agkistrodon piscivorus Cottonmouth
Crotalus adamanteus Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake
Sistrurus miliarius Pigmy Rattlesnake

Reptiles of Georgia

Order: Testudines
Family: Cheloniidae
Caretta caretta Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Chelonia mydas Green Sea Turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Lepidochelys kempii Atlantic Ridley Sea Turtle
Family: Chelydridae
Chelydra serpentina Common Snapping Turtle
Macroclemys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle
Family: Dermochelyidae
Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback Sea Turtle
Family: Emydidae
Chrysemys picta Painted Turtle
Clemmys guttata Spotted Turtle
Clemmys muhlenbergii Bog Turtle
Deirochelys reticularia Chicken Turtle
Graptemys barbouri Barbour's Map Turtle
Graptemys geographica Common Map Turtle
Graptemys pulchra Alabama Map Turtle
Malaclemys terrapin Diamondback Terrapin
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter
Pseudemys floridana Florida Cooter
Pseudemys nelsoni Florida Red-bellied Turtle
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box Turtle
Trachemys scripta Pond Slider
Family: Kinosternidae
Kinosternon baurii Striped Mud Turtle
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud Turtle
Sternotherus minor Loggerhead Musk Turtle
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk Turtle
Family: Testudinidae
Gopherus polyphemus Gopher Tortoise
Family: Trionychidae
Apalone ferox Florida Softshell
Apalone spinifera Spiny Softshell

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