Taxa Recorded for Quivira National Wildlife Refuge:

ANURA
   Bufonidae - Gray, 1825
        Great Plains Toad, Anaxyrus cognatus (Say, 1823)
        Woodhouse's Toad, Anaxyrus woodhousii (Girard, 1854)
   Ranidae - Rafinesque, 1814
        Plains Leopard Frog, Lithobates blairi (Mecham, Littlejohn, Oldham, Brown & Brown, 1973)
        American Bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus (Shaw, 1802)

CAUDATA
   Ambystomatidae - Gray, 1850
        Western Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma mavortium Baird, 1850

CHELONIA
   Emydidae - Gray, 1825
        Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata (Agassiz, 1857)
        Pond Slider, Trachemys scripta (Schoepff, 1792)
   Kinosternidae - Agassiz, 1857
        Yellow Mud Turtle, Kinosternon flavescens (Agassiz, 1857)
   Trionychidae - Bell, 1828
        Spiny Softshell, Apalone spinifera (LeSueur, 1827)

LACERTILIA
   Phrynosomatidae - Fitzinger, 1843
        Common Lesser Earless Lizard, Holbrookia maculata Girard, 1851 - SINI
        Prairie Lizard, Sceloporus consobrinus Baird & Girard, 1853
   Teiidae - Gray, 1827
        Six-lined Racerunner, Aspidoscelis sexlineata (Linnaeus, 1766)

SERPENTES
   Colubridae - Oppel, 1811
        Glossy Snake, Arizona elegans Kennicott (in Baird), 1859: 18 - SINC
        North American Racer, Coluber constrictor Linnaeus, 1758
        Yellow-bellied Kingsnake, Lampropeltis calligaster (Harlan, 1827)
        Gophersnake, Pituophis catenifer (Blainville, 1835)
   Crotalidae - Oppel, 1811
        Western Massasauga, Sistrurus tergeminus (Say, 1823)
   Dipsadidae - Bonaparte, 1840
        Plains Hog-nosed Snake, Heterodon nasicus Baird and Girard, 1852 - SINC
        Eastern Hog-nosed Snake, Heterodon platirhinos Latreille (in Sonnini and Latreille), 1801 - SINC
   Natricidae - Bonaparte, 1840
        Plain-bellied Watersnake, Nerodia erythrogaster (Forster, 1771)
        Diamond-backed Watersnake, Nerodia rhombifer (Hallowell, 1852)
        Graham's Crayfish Snake, Regina grahamii Baird & Girard, 1853
        Western Ribbonsnake, Thamnophis proximus (Say, 1823)
        Plains Gartersnake, Thamnophis radix (Baird & Girard, 1853)
        Common Gartersnake, Thamnophis sirtalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Accidental - Not believed to be native; probably represents an escaped pet or a single introduction.
Ambiguous - Associated museum data is not specific enough to assign a species. These specimens will be examined.
Introduced - Not believed to be native, however established populations currently exist.
Questionable - Known from Kansas by one or more specimens, however lacking evidence of being established.
Possible - Not known from Kansas, however individuals/populations may yet be discovered.
SINI - Species In Need of Information: Not formally designated as imperiled, but of interest in this study.
SINC - Species In Need of Conservation: Formal state designation.
Threatened - Formal state designation.
Endangered - Formal state designation.

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