These are herps that I've seen in the western United States. The
list below will take you to a web page for each species. There are presently 91 taxa
Regarding systematic and common names: I use only systematic names in
the list below for several reasons. I'd rather not maintain duplicate lists for different
naming systems, don't usually think about the critters in terms of their common names, and
generally find common names unnecessarily confusing.
The Species List:
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