The Levy Preserve has 30 acres of land with numerous different habitats that support a variety of Herpetofauna. Joe Wasilewksi of Natural Selections of South Florida, an expert Herpetologist, has explored the Levy Preserve on numerous occasions documenting the diversity and ecological structure and placement.

The Herpetofauna were identified with the following:

Schwartz, A. and R. W. Henderson, 1985. A Guide to the Identification of the Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies Exclusive of Hispaniola, Milwaukee Public Museum. 165 pages.

Powell, R. and R. W. Henderson, 2012 Island Lists of West Indies Amphibians and Reptiles, Florida Museum of Natural History Bulletin, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 85–166

Check list of the Herpetofauna of the Levy Preserve

  • Class Amphibia
    • Order Anura:
      • Eleutheradactylus rogersi Greenhouse frog
      • Osteopilus septentrionalis Cuban tree frog

  • Class Reptilia
    • Order Testudines:
      • Trachemys terrapin Bahamian slider

    • Order Squamata,
      • Suborder Sauria
        • Anolis distichus Bark anole
        • Anolis smaragdinus Green anole
        • Anolis sagrei Brown anole
        • Anolis sagrei ordinatus Brown anole

      • Suborder Gekkota
        • Hemidactylus mabouia Tropical house gecko (Introduced)
        • Sphaerodactylus sp. Gecko

      • Suborder Autarchoglossa
        • Ameiva auberi Ground ameiva

      • Suborder Iguania
        • Leiocephalus carinatus Bahamian curly tailed lizard

    • Order Squamata
      • Suborder Serpentes:
        • Cubophus vudii Brown racer
        • Epicrates striatus Eleuthera Island boa
        • Tropodophus curtis Ground boa
        • Typhlops lumbricalis Bahamian Blind snake

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