Endangered Reptiles of Central America
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Common Name Range ***
American Crocodile Caribbean, Central and South America
Anegada Ground Iguana West Indies (British Virgin Islands - Anegada Island)
Antiguan Racer Antigua, Barbuda
Bahamas Rock Iguana Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands
Barbados Racer West Indies (Barbados)
Cat Island Turtle Cat Island - West Indies (Bahamas), Jamaica
Cayman Islands Ground Iguana Caymans, Cuba, Puerto Rico
Central American River Turtle Belize, Guatemala
Cloud Forest Parrot Snake El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
Cuban Crocodile Cuba
Culebra Island Giant Anole USA (Puerto Rico - Culebra Island)
Dary's Burrowing Snake Guatemala
Five-keeled Spiny-tailed Iguana Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Furrowed Wood Turtle Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
Giant Hispaniolan Galliwasp (3) Belize, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras
Guatemalan Spiny-tailed Iguana Guatemala
Hispaniolan Ground Iguana Dominican Republic, Haiti
Honduran Paleate Spiny-tailed Iguana Honduras
Inagua Island Turtle West Indies (Bahamas - Great Inagua Island)
Jamaican Boa Jamaica
Jamaican Iguana West Indies (Jamaica)
Lacepede's Ground Snake Martinique - West Indies
Leeward Island Racer Anguilla, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin (French area)
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Central and South America
Maria Island Ground Lizard West Indies (St. Lucia - Maria Islands)
Maria Island Snake West Indies (St. Lucia - Maria Islands)
Mexican Ground Pit Viper Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Mona Blind Snake Puerto Rico
Monito Gecko Puerto Rico
Montserrat Galliwasp Montserrat
Morelet's Crocodile Belize, Guatemala
Puerto Rican Boa Puerto Rico
Red-bellied Racer Netherlands Antilles
Rhinoceros Iguana Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico
Roatan Spiny-tailed Iguana Honduras
St. Croix Ground Lizard Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands Tree Boa Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British and US)
Watling Island Iguana West Indies (Bahamas)
Xenosaurus grandis Guatemala
Yellow-Blotched Palm Pit Viper Guatemala
Yellowback Spiny-tailed Iguana El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
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**What reptiles are listed here?:

The Central America section of this site lists the folllowing reptiles appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Reptiles that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Central America and any nearby islands between North and South America.
  • Reptiles of the Caribbean Islands or Caribbean Sea.
  • Reptiles that dwell in or migrate to the West Indies (Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad, etc.).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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