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UCDZL - Reptile Collection

The reptile collection was initiated by David Hurst Thomas during his Master's research in Nevada (Harvard-Nevada expedition). There are 16 specimens representing 10 different species, primarily from California or Nevada.
Order Family Genus Species Common Name Specimen Count
Caudata Necturidae Necturus sp. mud puppy (salamander) skull  1
Squamata Colubridae Coluber constrictus western yellow-bellied racer complete 1
Squamata Colubridae Lampropeltis getulus kingsnake complete 1
Squamata Colubridae Pituophis catenifer gopher snake complete 1
Squamata Iguanidae Gambelia sila blunt-nosed leopard lizard incomplete 1
Squamata Scincidae Corucia zebrata monkey-tail skink complete 1
Squamata Viperidae Crotalus sp. rattlesnake rattle 1
Squamata Viperidae Crotalus viridus western rattlesnake complete 2
Testudinata Cheloniidae Lepidochelys olivacea olive ridley sea turtle skull, carapace 1
Testudinata Emydidae Clemmys marmorata western pond turtle complete 5
Testudinata Testudinae Gopherus agassizi desert tortoise incomplete 1