Reptiles of the
USA  (continental states - excl. Hawaii)

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Reptile biodiversity of
USA

excl. introduced; extinct; unconfirmed; and unnamed species
See complete statistics for
families and genera
Families Endemic
families
Endemism
(families)
Genera Endemic
genera
Endemism
(genera)
Species Endemic
species
Endemism
(species)
Species
in % of
region
Worm Lizards (Amphisbaenia) 1 1 100.0 % 1 1 100.0 % 1 1 100.0 % 0.3 %
Crocodilians (Crocodylia) 2 0 0.0 % 2 0 0.0 % 2 1 50.0 % 0.5 %
Lizards (Sauria) 12 0 0.0 % 25 0 0.0 % 127 39 30.7 % 34.3 %
Snakes (Serpentes) 5 0 0.0 % 48 8 16.7 % 178 67 37.6 % 48.1 %
Turtles (Testudines) 7 0 0.0 % 22 3 13.6 % 62 37 59.7 % 16.8 %
Reptiles (Reptilia) 27 1 3.7 % 98 12 12.2 % 370 145 39.2 % 100.0 %