Taxa Recorded for Tuttle Creek Lake Wildlife Area:

   Ranidae - Rafinesque, 1814
        American Bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus (Shaw, 1802)

   Emydidae - Gray, 1825
        False Map Turtle, Graptemys pseudogeographica (Gray, 1831)
   Trionychidae - Bell, 1828
        Smooth Softshell, Apalone mutica (LeSueur, 1827)

   Scincidae - Gray, 1825
        Great Plains Skink, Plestiodon obsoletus (Baird & Girard, 1852)

   Colubridae - Oppel, 1811
        North American Racer, Coluber constrictor Linnaeus, 1758
        Western Milksnake, Lampropeltis gentilis (Baird & Girard, 1853)
        Speckled Kingsnake, Lampropeltis holbrooki (Stejneger 1903)
        Great Plains Ratsnake, Pantherophis emoryi (Baird & Girard, 1853)
        Western Ratsnake, Pantherophis obsoletus (Say, 1823)
        Gophersnake, Pituophis catenifer (Blainville, 1835)
   Crotalidae - Oppel, 1811
        Eastern Copperhead, Agkistrodon contortrix (Linnaeus, 1766)
        Timber Rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus Linnaeus, 1758 - SINC
   Dipsadidae - Bonaparte, 1840
        Western Worm Snake, Carphophis vermis (Kennicott [in Baird], 1859)
        Ring-necked Snake, Diadophis punctatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
   Natricidae - Bonaparte, 1840
        Common Watersnake, Nerodia sipedon (Linnaeus, 1758)
        Common Gartersnake, Thamnophis sirtalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
        Lined Snake, Tropidoclonion lineatum (Hallowell, 1856)

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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