Reptiles introduced to
Iowa[USA]

 

Checklist of the native reptiles of Iowa
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Introduced species(confirmed and presumed introductions, incl. both surviving and extirpated populations, excl. unpublished records)


Species

References
Crocodilians (Crocodylia)

Caiman crocodilus

Common Caiman

Christiansen 2001
Snakes (Serpentes)

Boa imperator

Central American Red-tailed Boa

Christiansen 2001 [as B. constrictor]

Python bivittatus

Burmese Python

Christiansen 2001 [as P. molurus]

Crotalus cerberus

Arizona Black Rattlesnake

Christiansen 2001
Turtles (Testudines)

Terrapene carolina

Eastern Box Turtle

Christiansen 2001

Trachemys scripta

Common Slider

Christiansen & Bailey 1988 Christiansen 2001 LeClere 2013 Rhodin, Iverson, Bour, Fritz, Georges, Shaffer & Dijk 2017