Anolis transversalis Lizard. Image credit: Murray Cooper

The Los Cedros reserve is home to numerous species of snakes and lizards and frogs which are often seen but usually move quickly away. Many of these species are rare and endangered.

List of Reptile Species at Los Cedros

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URL photo record
Scientific name
Common-English
Common-Spanish
Ecuador Red List
IUCN Status
Endemic?
Los Cedros Record
last EC assessement
Last IUCN Assessment (checked 24May20)
KBA Trigger
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38102025 Alopoglossus viridiceps Green-headed shade lizard Lagartijas de sombra de cabeza verde NE NE endemic Specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/60608 never never
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38101995 Anolis aequatorialis Equatorial Anole Anolis ecuatoriano NT NE endemic specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/794634 2005 never
https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreaskay/6947044121/in/album-72157629132785818/ Anolis chloris Boulenger's Green Anole Anolis sudamericados gema del Chocó LC NE no https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreaskay/6947044121/in/album-72157629132785818/ 2005 never
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9950666 Anolis fraseri Fraser's anole Anolis de Fraser NT LC no Specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/788988 2005 30June2009
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47254729 Anolis gemmosus O'Shaughnessy's Anole Camaleón sudamericano gema del subtrópico LC LC endemic specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/53498 2005 30June2009 KBA Trigger
Anolis gracilipes Charm anole Anolis encantadores NE NE no Specimen PUCE https://bioweb.bio/faunaweb/reptiliaweb/FichaEspecie/Anolis%20gracilipes 2005 never
http://www.geo.de/reisen/community/bild/165501/Schlange-im-Los-Cedros Atractus modestus Modest Groundsnake Tierrera modesta DD VU endemic http://www.geo.de/reisen/community/bild/165501/Schlange-im-Los-Cedros 2005 24Feb2014 KBA Trigger
Bothriechis schlegelii Eyelash viper Loritos papagayo NT NE no Specimen at PUCE 2005 25Oct2013
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9734381 Bothrocophias campbelli Ecuadorian Toadhead Serpientes boca de sapo EN VU no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9734381 2005 23Oct2013
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47914751 Bothrops osbornei Osborne's Lancehead VU NE no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47914751 2005 17Feb16
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9942140 Bothrops punctatus Chocoan lancehead Equis manchadas NT NE no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9942140 2005 never
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/40609081 Chironius exoletus Linnaeus' Sipo Sipos mayores NE LC no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/40609081 2005 22Nov2014
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9946683 Chironius grandisquamis Ecuador Sipo Serpientes látigo de escamas grandes NT LC no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9946683 2005 06May2012
Clelia equatoriana Equatorial Mussurana Chontas ecuatorianas NT LC no Specimen at PUCE 2005 23Oct2013
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9941972 Dendrophidion graciliverpa West-Ecuadorian Forest-Racer Corredoras costeñas NE LC endemic https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9941972 2005 24Feb2014
Diaphorolepis wagneri Ecuador Frog-eating Snake Serpientes comedoras de ranas de Ecuador NT LC no Specimen at PUCE: https://bioweb.bio/faunaweb/reptiliaweb/FichaEspecie/Diaphorolepis%20wagneri 2005 07May12
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47914780 Dipsas andiana Caracoleras andinas Andean snail-eaters NT NT endemic https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47914780 2005 20Apr2014
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10420604 Dipsas elegans Caracolera subtropical Culebras caracoleras ecuatorianas VU VU endemic Specimen at PUCE: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/53554 2005 24Feb2014
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10419247 Echinosaura horrida Rough Teiid Lagartijas espinosas terribles VU LC no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10419247 2005 25Oct2013
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/17410710 Erythrolamprus epinephelus Fire-bellied snake NE LC no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/17410710 2005 29Oct18
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47914798 Imantodes cenchoa Common Bluntheaded vine snake Cordoncillos comunes LC NE no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/47914798 2005 21Jul2015
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/53098882 Lepidoblepharis conolepis Spiky Lirecko Salamanquesas de Tandapi EN EN endemic https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/53098882 2005 17Feb16 KBA Trigger
Lepidoblepharis sp. nov. endemic Specimen: https://bioweb.bio/portal/QCAZ/Especimen/27384 never never
http://volverlacabeza.blogspot.com/2010/10/reserva-los-cedros.html?m=0 Leptophis depressirostris Cope's parrot snake Loras falsas de ojos dorados DD LC no http://volverlacabeza.blogspot.com/2010/10/reserva-los-cedros.html?m=0 2005 21Oct13
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9913832 Micrurus ancoralis Anchor Coralsnake Corales ancla ecuatorianas NT LC no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9913832 2005 24Oct13
Ninia atrata South American Coffee snake NT LC no Specimen PUCEhttps://bioweb.bio/faunaweb/reptiliaweb/FichaEspecie/Ninia%20atrata 2005 9Mar2015
Ninia teresitae Hallowell's coffee snake Serpientes NT LC no Specimen QCAZR12898, https://bioweb.bio/faunaweb/reptiliaweb/QCAZ/Especimenes/Especie/Ninia%20atrata 2005 09Mar2015
Oxybelis brevirostris Cope's vine snake Serpeintes liana de hocio corto NT LC no Specimen at PUCE 2005 06May2012
https://vimeo.com/111281783 Oxyrhopus petolarius Forest flame snake Falsas corales amazónicas NE LC no https://vimeo.com/111281783 2005 25Nov2014
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9946616 Porthidium nasutum Rainforest hognosed pit viper Guardacaminos NT LC no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9946616 2005 01Mar2007 KBA Trigger
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10420319 Urotheca lateristriga Graceful brown snake Culebras de labios manchados NT LC no https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10420319 2005 25Oct2013