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STATE AND FEDERALLY PROTECTED SPECIES


This section provides a state by state listing of all herpetological taxa that are classified as threatened, endangered, or otherwise protected by either the state or the federal government.

Please bear in mind that some of the state lists may not reflect current taxonomic standings and some may not recognize subspecies. We have listed each taxon exactly as it is listed in the law or administrative order that protects it.




Arizona State and Federally Protected Species


California State and Federally Protected Species


Nevada State and Federally Protected Species


New Mexico State and Federally Protected Species


Texas State and Federally Protected Species


Utah State and Federally Protected Species


Mottled Rock Rattlesnake - Crotalus lepidus lepidus
  The Mottled Rock Rattlesnake (Crotalus lepidus lepidus) is not
  a protected species in Texas,  but in New Mexico it is listed as
  a Threatened Species.                        Photo by Michael Price.




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