Reptiles of North America Quiz Sporcle Aug , Your Account Isn t Verified In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process. Amphibians and Reptiles of North Carolina Partial Funding for this website provided by the Associated Colleges of the South, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, National Science Foundation, and Duke Energy North American Reptiles Tortoises Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii The Desert Tortoise is a terrestrial tortoise with a high domed greenish tan to dark brown carapace The front legs have heavy claws and are flattened for digging. Racer Amphibians and Reptiles of North Carolina Photo by JD Willson Coluber constrictor Description Racers are large, relatively slender snakes known for their speed.They have rather large eyes, smooth scales, and in North Carolina are solid black as adults, although some have a whitish chin. Australian wildlife rainforest birds, mammals Photographs and detailed information on Australian rainforest birds, marsupials, mammals, reptiles, frogs, butterflies in Tropical North Queensland Courtesy of Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge. SCIENTIFIC AND STANDARD ENGLISH NAMES OF scientific and standard english names of amphibians and reptiles of north america north of mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding Reptile Classification Types of Reptiles The Challenges of Reptile Classification Reptiles can be quite challenging to classify There are two main reasons for this scientific disagreement and scientific advancement. Scientific and Common Names of the Reptiles and Amphibians Ambystoma Tschudi, MOLE SALAMANDERS NL anabystoma to cram into the mouth unknown reference Agassiz proposed in that Ambystoma might be a lapsus calami for Amblystoma Gr amblys blunt stoma mouth The word part amblys was North Carolina Amphibian and Reptile Photos North Carolina Amphibian and Reptile Photos Photos by Will Cook, mostly taken in North Carolina Reptiles and Amphibians are often referred to as herps. Reptiles Nashville Zoo at Grassmere Reptiles are vertebrates that regulate body temperature externally, have dry, glandless skin covered with scales, breathe through lungs and lay large eggs that develop on land.