New Mexico Amphibians and Reptiles

The Department of Game and Fish is directed under the New Mexico Wildlife Conservation Act (WCA) to develop recovery plans for species listed by the state of New Mexico as threatened or endangered. [17-2-40.1 NMSA 1978].

Venomous Snakes And Lizards Of New Mexico

Collecting Information

For more about amphibian and reptile collecting see the Special Use and Permits page.


Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico - New Mexico Game & Fish available conservation publications informationAmphibians and Reptiles
of New Mexico

Source for Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico and the Southwest by William G. Degenhardt, Charles W. Painter, and Andrew H. Price All of New Mexico’s 123 species,46 snakes, 41 lizards, 23 frogs and toads, 10 turtles, 3 salamanders.

Type * Distribution * Description * Similar Species * Systematics * Habitat * Behavior * Reproduction * Food Habits * References 504 Pages * 149 Color Images * 140 Line Illustrations * 123 Maps

Book can be ordered from the University of New Mexico Press.