List of amphibians and reptiles of Cuba

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This is a list of amphibians and reptiles in the archipelago of Cuba. It includes 27 reptiles and 55 amphibians that are critically endangered. Many of these animals are threatened by loss of habitat and hunting.

This list includes both native and introduced (I) species.

Reptilia[edit]

Turtles[edit]

The island is home to one terrestrial turtle, while marine species often come and go on the beaches.

Crocodilians[edit]

The Cuban crocodile is found in the Zapata Swamp region and the Isla de la Juventud. The spectacled caiman is not native to the island and was introduced by pet traders.

Crocodiles[edit]

Alligators[edit]

Snakes[edit]

Cuban lesser racer
Caraiba andreae morenoi
Cayo Coco

Lizards[edit]

Cuban curly-tailed lizard
Leiocephalus carinatus labrossytus
Playa Larga

Amphisbaenia[edit]

Amphibia[edit]

Frogs[edit]

Toads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alfonso, Yasel U. "A Newly Discovered Population of the Cuban Ameiva, Ameiva auberi (Sauria Teiidae)". {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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