Fish, Amphibian and Reptile Faunal List

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FISH

Family Salmonidae (Salmon/Trout/Freshwater Whitefish)
Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum 1792

Family Cyprinidae (Carps/Minnows)
Gila orcutti (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1890)     

Family Gasterosteidae (Sticklebacks)
Gasterosteus aculeatus Linnaeus, 1758

 

AMPHIBIANS
 

Family Plethodontidae (Lungless Salamanders)
Aneides lugubris (Hallowell, 1849)

Family Bufonidae (Toads)
Bufo nestor (Camp, 1917) †
B. boreas Baird and Girard, 1852 
B. microscaphus Cope, 1867

Family Hylidae (Tree/Leaf/Burrowing Frogs)
Hyla sp.

Family Ranidae (True Frogs)
Rana aurora Baird and Girard, 1852

 

REPTILES

Family Emydidae (Turtles)
Clemmys marmorata (Baird and Girard, 1852)

Family Testudinadae (Tortoises)
?Geochelone  sp.

Family Anguidae (Legless/Reduced Limb Lizards)
Gerrhonotus multicarinatus (Blainville, 1835)
Anniella sp. Gray, 1852

Family Iguanidae (Iguanas and Relatives)
Phrynosoma coronatum (Blainville, 1835)
Sceloporus magister Hallowell, 1854
S. occidentalis Baird and Girard, 1852
Uta stansburiana Baird and Girard, 1852

Family Scincidae (Skinks)
Eumeces skiltonianus (Baird and Girard, 1852)

Family Teiidae (Whiptail Lizards)
Cnemidophorus tigris Baird and Girard, 1852

Family Colubridae (Colubrid Snakes)
Arizona elegans Kennicott, 1859
Coluber constrictor Linnaeus, 1766
C.constrictor mormon Baird and Girard,1852
Diadophis punctatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Hypsiglena torquata (Gunther, 1860)
Lampropeltis getulus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Lampropeltis sp.
Masticophis lateralis (Hallowell, 1853)
Pituophis melanoleucus  (Daudin, 1803)
Rhinocheilus lecontei Baird and Girard, 1853.
Tantilla sp.
Thamnophis cf. T. couchi (Rossman and Stewart, 1987)
T. sirtalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Thamnophis sp.

Family Viperidae (Vipers)
Crotalus viridis (Rafinesque, 1818)
Crotalus sp.
 

Reference
Stock, C. 1992. Rancho La Brea: A record of Pleistocene life in California. 7th ed. Revised by J.M. Harris. Science Series no.37. Los Angeles: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 113 pp.