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Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Reptiles

image of spotted turtle

Spotted turtle, species of special concern

Common Name
Scientific Name
T Loggerhead^ Caretta caretta
T Atlantic green turtle^ Chelonia mydas
SC Spotted turtle Clemmys guttata
E Timber rattlesnake Crotalus horridus
E Leatherback+ Dermochelys coriacea
SC Wood turtle Glyptemys insculpta
E Bog turtle^ Glyptemys muhlenbergii
SC Eastern hognose snake Heterodon platirhinos
E Atlantic ridley+ Lepidochelys kempii
SC Northern diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin terrapin
SC Smooth green snake Opheodrys vernalis
T Five-lined skink Plestiodon fasciatus
SC Eastern box turtle Terrapene carolina carolina
SC Eastern ribbon snake Thamnophis sauritus

+ Federally Endangered
^ Federally Threatened

Effective August 5, 2015

Birds | Mammals | Amphibians | Fish | Invertebrates | Plants
Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species in Connecticut