Nonnative Reptiles

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Common Name Scientific name First year Breeding status Established
Turtles
Red-eared Slider Trachemys  scripta  elegans Unknown At least 10 years Established
Crocodilians
Spectacled Caiman Caiman  crocodilus 1960 At least 10 years Established
Lizards
African Redhead Agama Agama  agama 1976 Less than 10 years Established
Giant Ameiva Ameiva  ameiva 1954 At least 10 years Established
Brown Anole Anolis  sagrei 1887 At least 10 years Established
Hispaniolan Green Anole Anolis  chlorocyanus 1980s At least 10 years Established
Puerto Rican Crested Anole Anolis  cristatellus  cristatellus 1975 At least 10 years Established
Largehead Anole Anolis  cybotes 1967 At least 10 years Established
Bark Anole Anolis  distichus 1946 At least 10 years Established
Knight Anole Anolis  equestris  equestris 1952 At least 10 years Established
Barbados Anole Anolis  extremus 1990s Less than 10 years Not Established, Present
Marie Gallant Sail-tailed Anole Anolis  ferreus 1990 Not reported breeding Not Established, Present
Cuban Green Anole Anolis  porcatus 1980s At least 10 years Established
Jamaican Giant Anole Anolis  garmani 1975 At least 10 years Established
Brown Basilisk Basiliscus  vittatus 1976 At least 10 years Established
Green Basilisk Basiliscus  plumifrons 1994 Not reported breeding Not Established, Present
Indochinese Tree Agama Calotes  mystaceus 1990s Less than 10 years Not Established, Present
Oriental Garden Lizard Calotes  versicolor 1978 At least 10 years Established
Veiled Chameleon Chamaeleo  calyptratus 2002 Less than 10 years Potentially Established
Rainbow Lizard Cnemidophorus  lemniscatus 1964 At least 10 years Established
Giant Whiptail Cnemidophorus  motaguae 1995 Less than 10 years Established
Asian Flattail House Gecko Cosymbotus  platyurus 1983 At least 10 years Not Established, Present
Mexican Spinytail Iguana Ctenosaura  pectinata 1972 At least 10 years Established
Black Spinytail Iguana Ctenosaura  similis 1978 At least 10 years Established
Tokay Gecko Gekko  gecko 1965 At least 10 years Established
Yellowhead Gecko Gonatodes  albogularis  fuscus 1939 At least 10 years Unknown
Tropical House Gecko Hemidactylus  mabouia 1990 At least 10 years Established
Common House Gecko Hemidactylus  frenatus 1979 At least 10 years Established
Mediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus  turcicus 1910 At least 10 years Established
Indo-Pacific Gecko Hemidactylus  garnotii 1963 At least 10 years Established
Green Iguana Iguana  iguana 1966 At least 10 years Established
Northern Curlytail Lizard Leiocephalus  carinatus  armouri 1935 At least 10 years Established
Green-legged Curlytail Lizard Leiocephalus  personatus  scalaris 1970s Less than 10 years Not Established, Present
Red-sided Curlytail Lizard Leiocephalus  schreibersii  schreibersii 1970s At least 10 years Established
Butterfly Lizard Leiolepis  belliana  belliana 1992 At least 10 years Established
Many-lined Grass Skink Mabuya  multifasciata 1990 At least 10 years Established
Bibron's Gecko Pachydactylus  bibroni 1970s At least 10 years Not Established, Present
Giant Day Gecko Phelsuma  madagascariensis  grandis 1990s Less than 10 years Established
Texas Horned Lizard Phrynosoma  cornutum 1934 At least 10 years Established
Ocellated Gecko Sphaerodactylus  argus  argus 1944 At least 10 years Established
Ashy Gecko Sphaerodactylus  elegans  elegans 1921 At least 10 years Established
White-spotted Wall Gecko Tarentola  annularis 1990s Less than 10 years Potentially Established
Moorish Wall Gecko Tarentola  mauritanica 1996 Less than 10 years Not Established, Present
Nile Monitor Varanus  niloticus 1990 At least 10 years Established
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Snakes
Javan Filesnake Acrochordus  javanicus 1970s Not reported breeding Unknown
Common Boa Boa  constrictor 1990 At least 10 years Established
Burmese Python Python  molurus  bivittatus 1980s Less than 10 years Established
Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops  braminus 1979 At least 10 years Established


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