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Endangered and Threatened Reptiles

Ornate box turtle
Photo credit:
Illinois Natural History Survey

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Smooth Softshell  Apalone mutica Endangered
Spotted Turtle  Clemmys guttata Endangered
Blanding's Turtle  Emydoidea blandingii Endangered
Yellow Mud Turtle Kinosternon flavescens Endangered
Alligator Snapping Turtle Macrochelys Alligator Endangered
River Cooter  Pseudemys concinna Endangered
Coachwhip   Masticophis flagellum Endangered
Southern Watersnake  Nerodia fasciata Endangered
Great Plains Rat Snake Pantherophis emoryi Endangered
Eastern Massasauga  Sistrurus catenatus Endangered
Ornate Box Turtle Terrepene ornata Threatened
Kirtland's Snake  Clonophis kirtlandi Threatened
Timber Rattlesnake  Crotalus horridus Threatened
Plains Hog-Nosed Snake Heterodon nasicus Threatened
Mississippi Green Watersnake Nerodia cyclopion Threatened
Flathead Snake  Tantilla gracilis Threatened
Eastern Ribbonsnake  Thamnophis sauritus Threatened
Lined Snake  Tropidoclonion lineatum Threatened