Threatened Reptile Species - Snakes

THREATENED REPTILE SPECIES AND THEIR PROTECTION IN THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM

SPECIES

STATUS

SOME HABITAT REQUIREMENTS

PRINCIPAL UNITS OF THE SYSTEM PROVIDING HABITAT

SNAKES




(Grenada has no venomous snakes)




White headed worm snake (Leptotypholops margaritae)

Status Uncertain

Forested Areas

Levera N.P.
High North N.P

The Tree boa or (Corallus(enydris cookii)

Status Uncertain

Forested, normally dry areas

Levera N.P.
High North N.P.

Boddaert's Tree Snake (Mastigodryas bruesi)

Rare

Forested, normally dry areas grassland and open forest

Hog Island N.L.
Levera N.P.
High North N.P.

(Clelia clelia)

Status Uncertain

Wet forested areas

Grand Etang N.P.
Mt. St. Catherine

Neuweid's moon snake (Pseudoboa neuwiedi)

Endangered Possibly Extinct

Forested areas

Grand Etang N.P.
Mt. St. Catherine

Shaw's Racer (Liophis melanotus)

Endangered Possibly Extinct

Wet forested areas

Grand Etang N.P.
Mt. St. Catherine

(Typhlops tasymicris)

Rare, Known only from the St. David's Parish

Moist Forested area

Levera N.P.

LIZARDS*




Crested anole or tree lizard (Anolis richardi)

Status Uncertain

Forested areas

High North N.P.
Levera N.P.

(Iguana iguana)

Threatened Possible sub-species

Dry thorn scrub

Hog Island N.L.
Levera N.P.
Southern Seascape P.S
White Island/Saline Island P.S.

Garman ground lizard (Ameiva tobagana)

Status Uncertain

Forested areas

Northern Seascape
Limlair - Thiboud
Levera N.P.

Alien's Ground lizard (Bachia heteropus alleni)

Status Uncertain

Lowland dry scrub forest

Northern Seascape P.S
Levera N.P.
High North N.P.

South Antillean Slippery back lizard (Mabuya mabouya)

Status Uncertain

Lowland dry scrub forest

Northern Seascape P.S
Levera N.P.
High North N.P.

* Some lizards are in danger of extinction from the devastation of the mongoose. (Groom 1970)
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