Herpetofauna List

Amphibian and reptile species documented by vegetation community type
at Rancho El Aribabi through July 2013. – Jim Rorabaugh, FWS (retired)

SPECIES RANCHO EL ARIBABI
AMPHIBIANS Vegetation Community Type
Caudata Sonoran Desert Mesquite Grassland Riparian/Ciénega Mesquite/Oak Savanna Oak Savanna
TarahumaraSalamander (Ambystoma rosaceum) X X
Anura
Red-spotted Toad (Anaxyrus punctatus) X X X X
Woodhouse’s Toad (Anaxyrus woodhousei) X X
Canyon Treefrog(Hyla arenicolor) X X
American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) X
Lowland Leopard Frog (Lithobates yavapaiensis) X X X
Sonoran Desert Toad (Incilius alvarius) X X
Couch’s Spadefoot (Scaphiopus couchii) X X
Mexican Spadefoot(Spea multiplicata) X X
REPTILES
Testudines
Sonora Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) X X X
Ornate Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata) X
Squamata – Lizards
Canyon Spotted Whiptail (Aspidoscelis burti) X
Sonoran Spotted Whiptail (Aspidoscelis sonorae) X X X
Banded Gecko(Coleonyx variegatus) X
Madrean Alligator Lizard (Elgaria kingii) X
Gila Monster(Heloderma suspectum) X X
Lesser Earless Lizard (Holbrookia elegans) X X X
Mountain Skink (Plestiodon callicephalus) X
Clark’s Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus clarkii) X X X X
Common Tree Lizard (Urosaurus ornatus) X X X
Squamata – Snakes
Sonoran Whipsnake (Coluber bilineatus) X
Coachwhip(Coluber flagellum) X X
Neotropical Whipsnake (Coluber mentovarius) X
Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) X X
Black-tailed Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus) X X
Mojave Rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus) X
Tiger Rattlesnake(Crotalus tigris) X
Ring-necked Snake (Diadophis punctatus) X
Desert Nightsnake(Hypsiglena chlorophaea) X X
Sonoran Coralsnake (Micruroides euryxanthus) X
Gophersnake(Pituophis catenifer) X
Long-nosed Snake (Rhinocheilus lecontei) X
Big-Bend Patch-nosed Snake (Salvadora deserticola) X
Green Ratsnake(Senticolis triaspis) X
Black-necked Gartersnake (Thamnophis cyrtopsis) X
Mexican Gartersnake (Thamnophis eques) X
Sonoran Lyresnake (Trimorphodon lambda) X

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