Arkansas Herpetological Atlas


The Arkansas Herpetological Atlas represents a joint effort between, the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, and the scientific community at large to document verifiable amphibian and reptile records in the state. The atlas should serve as a basis for understanding on a broad scale the distributions, abundances, and statuses of our native herpetofauna.

Current Atlas Edition

Change Log

  • 2013-08-26 22:03:57 Fully georeferenced records for Graham's Crayfish Snake (Regina grahamii).
  • 2013-06-27 12:46:06 Ornate Box Turtle records updated (3 White County records confirmed as invalid, 1 Polk County record confirmed as valid, additional range added to Lonoke County based on unpublished observational/photographic record).
  • 2013-02-25 23:26:51 Fully georeferenced records for Ozark Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi).
  • 2013-02-23 16:51:13 Fully georeferenced records for Great Plains Ratsnake (Pantherophis emoryi).
  • 2013-02-19 19:55:00 Fully georeferenced records for Eastern Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum).
  • 2013-02-17 21:59:10 Fully georeferenced records for Queensnake (Regina septemvittata), Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox), Mediterranean Gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus), Kiamichi Slimy Salamander (Plethodon kiamichi), American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis), and Northern Scarletsnake (Cemophora coccinea copei).
  • 2013-02-12 22:32:07 Fully georeferenced records for Ornate Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata ornata) and Gulf Crayfish Snake (Regina rigida sinicola).
  • 2013-02-11 22:36:39 Added additional ASUMZ meseum records through 2012.
  • 2013-02-02 23:20:58 Fully georeferenced records for Midwestern Wormsnake (Carphophis amoenus helenae), Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum), Western Narrow-mouthed Toad (Gastrophryne olivacea), Western Chicken Turtle (Deirochelys reticularia miaria), and Texas Coralsnake (Micrurus tener tener).
  • 2013-01-26 23:48:36 Fully georeferenced records for the following species: Brown Anole (Norops sagrei), Gulf Coast Toad (Incilius nebulifer), Plains Leopard Frog (Lithobates blairi), Lined Snake (Tropidoclonion lineatum), Slowinski's Cornsnake (Pantherophis slowinskii), Great Plains Skink (Plestiodon obsoletus), Boreal Chorus Frog (Pseudacris maculata), Plains Spadefoot (Spea bombifrons), Variable Groundsnake (Sonora semiannulata semiannulata), Seal Salamander (Desmognathus monticola), and Southern Prairie Skink (Plestiodon septentrionalis obtusirostris).
  • 2013-01-26 20:17:41 Added additional OMNH museum records provided by Don B. Shepard and Herpetological Review records up to 43(4).
  • 2012-06-05 19:22:13 Initial public release. Please read the release notes in the atlas document.
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