List of reptiles of the Canary Islands

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List of reptiles of the Canary Islands is an incomplete list of reptiles found in the Canary Islands. This list includes both endemic and introduced species.

Lizards[edit]

Family Gekkonidae[edit]

Species Common name
Tarentola angustimentalis [e] East Canary Gecko
Tarentola boettgeri [e] Boettger's Wall Gecko
Tarentola delalandii [e] Tenerife Gecko
Tarentola gomerensis [e] Gomero Wall Gecko

Family Lacertidae[edit]

Family Scincidae[edit]

Turtles[edit]

Family Chelonidae[edit]

Species Common name
Caretta caretta Loggerhead sea turtle

Family Dermochelyidae[edit]

Family Emydidae[edit]

Family Testudinidae[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pleguezuelos, J.M. ; Márquez, R.; Lizana, M. (2002). "Atlas y Libro Rojo de los anfibios y reptiles de España. Madrid: Dirección General de Conservación de la naturaleza; Asociación Herpetológica Española; Organismo Autónomo Parques Nacionales".