Reptiles & Amphibians

California kingsnake (Lampropeltis californiae) ©Charles Hedgcock
Pine toad (Bufo occidentalis, Bufonidae). © Charles Hedgcock
Greater earless lizard, perrita in Spanish  (Cophosaurus texanus, Phrynosomatidae). © Stephen L. Minter
Desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) ©Melanie Emerson
Arizona ridge-nosed rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi willardi, Viperidae). © R. Wayne Van Devender
Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi) © Stephen L. Minter
Western Hognose snake (Heterodon nasicus kennerlyi, Colbridae). © Erik F. Enderson
Brown vine snake (Oxybelis aeneus) © Jessica Moreno
Ditmar’s or rock horned lizard, camaeón in Spanish (Phrynosoma ditmarsi,Phrynosomatidae). This distinctive horned lizard is endemic to Sonora. © Erik F. Enderson
Ditmar’s or rock horned lizard/camaeón (Phrynosoma ditmarsi,Phrynosomatidae). This distinctive horned lizard is endemic to Sonora. © Sky Island Alliance. Photo by Thomas R. Van Devender
Canyon tree from (Hyla arenicolor) © Jim C. Rorabaugh
Greater short-horned lizard, camaleón in Spanish (Phrynosoma hernandesi, Phrynosomatidae). Mountain horned lizards have a varied insect diet, unlike desert species, which specialize in eating ants.  © Charles Hedgcock
Greater short-horned lizard, camaleón in Spanish (Phrynosoma hernandesi, Phrynosomatidae). Mountain horned lizards have a varied insect diet, unlike desert species, which specialize in eating ants. © James C. Rorabaugh
Sonoran green toad (Bufo retiformis, Bufonidae). © Erik F. Enderson
Sonoran Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma mavortium stebbinsi, Ambystomidae). This subspecies of the Barred Tiger Salamander only occurs in the Huachuca and Patagonia mountains of Arizona, and nearby Sonora. In 1997, it was listed as Endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. © James C. Rorabaugh
Desert Nightsnake (Hypsiglena chlorophaea, Colubridae). © Sky Island Alliance. Photo by Thomas R. Van Devender
Sonoran Mountain Kingsnake (Lampropeltis pyromelana, Colubridae). © James C. Rorabaugh
Oputo whiptail lizard, huico in Spanish (Aspidoscelis opatae, Teiidae). Endemic to Río Bavispe valley from Bavispe to Granados. An unisexual, all-female species. © Erik F. Enderson
Tarahumara salamander (Ambystoma rosaceum) © Wayne Van Devender
Sonoran Mountain Kingsnake (Lampropeltis pyromelana, Colubridae). More black than usual. © Robert A. Villa
Arizona or Sonoran Coralsnake (Micruroides euryxanthus, Elapidae). Close up. © James C. Rorabaugh
Madrean bark lizard (Sceloporus lemosespinali, Phrynosomatidae). © Sky Island Alliance. Photo by Thomas R. Van Devender
Skink (Eumeces callicephalus) ©Charles Hedgcock
Arizona or Sonoran Coralsnake (Micruroides euryxanthus, Elapidae). © Charles Hedgcock
Crevice Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus poinsettii, Phrynosomatidae). © Sky Island Alliance. Photo by Thomas R. Van Devender
Regal ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus, Colubridae). © Erik F. Enderson
Canyon treefrog (Hyla arenicolor) © Jessica Moreno
Regal ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus, Colubridae). Underside. © Erik F. Enderson
Lowland leopard from (Lithobates yavapaiensis) © Jim C. Rorabaugh
Ornate tree lizard (Urosaurus ornatus) ©Wayne Van Devender
Sonoran spotted whiptail (Aspidoscelis sonorae) ©Charles Hedgcock
Black tailed rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus) ©Charles Hedgcock
Mexican gartersnake (Thamnophis eques) ©Jim C. Rorabaugh
Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum) ©Dean Goehring
Twin-spotted Rattlesnake (Crotalus pricei) © Sky Island Alliance
Sonoran Desert Tortoise (Gopherus morafkai) © Dean Goehring
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