1000 Islands Ecology

Species Checklist
for the

of the
Thousand Islands
Oliver K. Reichl, B.E.S.(Hons)

This checklist contains the English names of reptile species whose range includes the Thousand Islands ecosystem. Tracked species should be reported to Ontario's Natural Heritage Resources Centre (NHIC). Simply click the link ("Yes") to go directly to the NHIC's online reporting form.

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Kingdom: Animals
—Phylum: Chordates
——Subphylum: Vertebrates
Common Name Synonyms Tracked
Musk Turtles
Eastern Musk Turtle Stinkpot, Common Musk Turtle Yes
Pond Turtles
Blanding's Turtle ----- Yes
Midland Painted Turtle ----- No
Northern Map Turtle Common Map Turtle Yes
Spotted Turtle ----- Yes
Snapping Turtles
Snapping Turtle Snapper No
Five-lined Skink Common Five-lined Skink Yes
Harmless Egg-laying Snakes
Eastern Milksnake Eastern Milk Snake Yes
Gray Ratsnake Gray Rat Snake, Central Ratsnake, Central Rat Snake, Black Ratsnake, Black Rat Snake, Eastern Ratsnake, Eastern Rat Snake, Midland Ratsnake, Midland Rat Snake Yes
Smooth Greensnake Smooth Green Snake No
Harmless Live-bearing Snakes
Dekay's Brownsnake Dekay's Brown Snake, Northern Brown Snake, Northern Brownsnake, Dekay's Snake, Brown Snake No
Eastern Gartersnake Eastern Garter Snake No
Northern Red-bellied Snake Northern Redbelly Snake No
Northern Ribbonsnake Northern Ribbon Snake, Eastern Ribbonsnake, Eastern Ribbon Snake Yes
Northern Watersnake Northern Water Snake No
Slender Rear-fanged Snakes
Northern Ring-necked Snake Northern Ring-neck Snake, Northern Ringneck Snake No
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