Texas Mid-coast NWR Complex

Reptiles and Amphibians

brochure Texas Mid-coast NWR Complex - Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles and Amphibians of Texas Mid-coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex (NWR) in Texas. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Reptiles and Amphibians Texas Mid-coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex FAMILY MICROHYLIDAE American Alligator E. Narrow-mouthed Toad Great Plains Narrow mouth Toad FAMILY RANIDAE S. Crawfish Frog Bullfrog Bronze Frog Southern Leopard Frog Reptiles ORDER TESTUDINES TORTOISES & TURTLES The following 100 reptiles’ ranges are expected to include Brazoria County and the refuges. Amphibians ORDER CAUDATA SALAMANDERS ORDER ANURA FROGS & TOADS FAMILY SCAPHIOPODIDAE Hurters Spadefoot FAMILY ANAXYRUS Dwarf American Toad Woodhouse’s Toad Gulf Coast Toad FAMILY SIRENIDAE Western Lesser Siren FAMILY SALAMANDRIDAE Central Newt FAMILY AMBYSTOMATIDAE Marbled Salamander Small-mouthed Salamander FAMILY HYLIDAE FAMILY KINOSTERNIDAE Mississippi Mud Turtle Common Musk Turtle Yellow Mud Turtle FAMILY CHELYDRIDAE Common Snapping Turtle FAMILY EMYDIDAE Mississippi Map Turtle Ornate Box Turtle Blanchard’s Cricket Frog Cope’s Gray Treefrog Green Treefrog Northern Spring Peeper Eastern Gray Treefrog Squirrel Treefrog Spotted Chorus Frog Strecker’s Chorus Frog Upland Chorus Frog Skink Photograph by Pete FAMILY TEIIDAE Six-lined Racerunner Texas Spotted Whiptail FAMILY SCINCIDAE Green Treefrog Southern Prairie Skink Five-lined Skink Broadhead Skink Ground Skink Checkered Garter Snake Rough Earth Snake Eastern Garter Snake Plains Blind Snake Texas Night Snake W. Smooth Green Snake E. Yellow-bellied Racer FAMILY ANGUIDAE Red-eared Slider W. Slender Glass Lizard Texas Diamondback Ter- rapin FAMILY COLUBRIDAE Red-Eared Slider Texas River Cooter Mississippi Ring-necked Three-toed Box Turtle Snake Texas Glossy Snake Western Chicken Turtle Texas Rat Snake Texas Scarlet Snake Southwestern Rat Snake FAMILY TESTUDINIDAE Western Mud Snake FAMILY ELAPIDAE Texas Tortoise Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Texas Coral Snake Dusty Hog-nosed Snake FAMILY TRIONYCHIDAE Speckled Kingsnake FAMILY VIPERIDAE Midland Smooth Softshell Prairie Kingsnake Southern Copperhead Pallid Spiny Softshell Louisiana Milk Snake Western Cottonmouth Western Coachwhip Canebrake Rattlesnake FAMILY CHELONIIDAE Rough Green Snake Western Pigmy Rattle- Loggerhead Sea Turtle Marsh Brown Snake snake Green Sea Turtle Blotched Water Snake Western Massasauga Atlantic Hawksbill Sea Broad-banded Water Snake Western Diamondback Turtle Gulf Salt Marsh Snake Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle ORDER CROCODYLIDAE FAMILY DERMOCHELIDAE Diamondback Rattlesnake Leatherback Sea Turtle FAMILY CROCODYLIDAE American Alligator ORDER SQUAMATA SNAKES & LIZARDS FAMILY IGUANIDAE Green Anole FAMILY PHRYNOSOMATIDAE Northern Fence Lizard Texas Horned Lizard Texas Spiny Lizard TRUE CROCODILES Diamondback Water Snake Graham’s Crayfish Snake Gulf Crawfish Snake Flat-headed Snake Gulf Coast Ribbon Snake Texas Mid-Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex 2547 CR316 Brazoria, TX 77422 Phone 979-964-4011 Fax 979-964-4021 Photographs © Greg Lavaty

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