Last modified: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

2014 Amphibians and Reptiles

Administrative rule
2014 Pre-Authorized Certificate of Registration Application (Download PDF)
2014 Pre-Authorized Certificate of Registration Table (Download PDF)
Desert tortoise adoption information and application (Download PDF)
Recommendation to Wildlife Board on the release of captured snakes (Download PDF)

Key
P — Prohibited
C — Controlled
N — Noncontrolled
N/A — Not applicable
TBD — To be determined


 Amphibian  Classifications Wild Populations Within Utah Legally Obtained Outside of Utah
 Common Name
 (Scientific Name)
Collection and Possession Yearly Collection Limit Possession Limit  Propagation  Importation and Possession  Propagation 
Frogs
American Bullfrog
(Rana catesbeiana)
P Unlimited dead Unlimited dead P P P
Canyon Treefrog
(Hyla arenicolor)
N 3 9 C C C
Clawed Frog
(Xenopus (All species))
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Columbia Spotted Frog
(Rana luteiventris)
P 0 0 P P P
Green Frog
(Rana clamitans)
P Unlimited dead Unlimited dead P P P
Lowland Leopard Frog
(Rana yavapaiensis)
P 0 0 P P P
Northern Leopard Frog
(Rana pipiens)
C TBD TBD C C C
Pacific Treefrog
(Pseudacris regilla)
C TBD TBD C C C
Relict Leopard Frog
(Rana onca)
P 0 0 P P P
Western Chorus Frog
(Pseudacris triseriata)
N 3 9 C C C
             
Spadefoots
Great Basin Spadefoot
(Spea intermontana)
N 3 9 C C C
Mexican Spadefoot
(Spea multiplicata)
N 3 9 C C C
Plains Spadefoot
(Spea bombifrons)
N 3 9 C C C
             
Salamander
Tiger Salamander
(Ambystoma tigrinum)
N 3 9 C C C
             
Toads
Arizona Toad
(Bufo microscaphus)
C TBD TBD C C C
Cane (Marine) Toad
(Bufo marinus)
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Great Plains Toad
(Bufo cognatus)
N 3 9 C C C
Red-Spotted Toad
(Bufo punctatus)
N 3 9 C C C
Western Toad
(Bufo boreas)
P 0 0 P P P
Woodhouse's Toad
(Bufo woodhousii)
N 3 9 C C C

 Reptile
 Classifications
 Wild Populations Within Utah  Legally Obtained Outside of Utah
 Common Name
 (Scientific Name)
Collection and Possession Yearly Collection Limit Possession Limit  Propagation  Importation and Possession  Propagation 
Crocodilia
Alligators and Caimans
All Species
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Crocodiles
All Species
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Gharial
(Gavialis gangeticus)
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
             
Lizards
Beaded Lizard
(Heloderma horridum)
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Chuckwalla
(Sauromalus) All species
P 0 0 P C P
Common Lesser Earless Lizard
(Holbrookia maculata)
N 3 9 N N N
Common Sideblotched Lizard
(Uta stansburiana)
N 25 25 N N N
Desert Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma platyrhinos)
N 3 9 N N N
Desert Iguana
(Dipsosaurus dorsalis)
P 0 0 P C P
Desert Spiny Lizard
(Sceloporus magister)
N 3 9 N N N
Eastern Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus collaris)
N 3 9 N N N
Gila Monster
(Heloderma suspectum)
P 0 0 P P P
Great Basin Collared Lizard
(Crotaphytus bicinctores)
N 3 9 N N N
Great Basin Fence Lizard
(Sceloporus occidentalis longipes)
N 3 9 N N N
Great Basin Skink
(Eumeces skiltonianus utahensis)
N 3 9 N N N
Great Basin Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis tigris tigris)
N 3 9 N N N
Greater Short-Horned Lizard
(Phrynosoma hernandesi)
N 3 9 N N N
Long-nosed Leopard Lizard
(Gambelia wislizenii)
N 3 9 N N N
Northern Plateau Lizard
(Sceloporus undulatus elongatus)
N 3 9 N N N
Northern Sagebrush Lizard
(Sceloporus graciosus graciosus)
N 25 25 N N N
Ornate Tree Lizard
(Urosaurus ornatus)
N 3 9 N N N
Plateau Striped Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis velox)
N 3 9 N N N
Plateau Tiger Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis tigris septentrionalis)
N 3 9 N N N
Southern Plateau Lizard
(Sceloporus undulatus tristichus)
N 3 9 N N N
Utah Banded Gecko
(Coleonyx variegatus utahensis)
C TBD TBD C C C
Utah Night Lizard
(Xantusia vigilis utahensis)
C TBD TBD C C C
Variable (Many-lined) Skink
(Eumeces multivirgatus epipleurotus)
C TBD TBD C C C
Western Zebra-tailed Lizard
(Callisaurus draconoides rhodostictus)
C TBD TBD C C C
Yucca Night Lizard
(Xantusia vigilis vigilis)
C TBD TBD C C C
             
Snakes
Bird Snake Thellotornis
(All species)
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Boomslang
(Dispholidus typus)
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Burrowing Asps Atractaspidae
(all species)
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
California Kingsnake
(Lampropeltis getula californiae)
C TBD TBD N N N
Desert Glossy Snake
(Arizona elegans eburnata)
C TBD TBD C C C
Desert Nightsnake
(Hypsiglena torquata deserticola)
N 3 9 N N N
Desert Striped Whipsnake
(Masticophis taeniatus taeniatus)
N 3 9 N N N
Eastern Indigo Snake
(Drymarchon corais couperi)
N/A N/A N/A N/A see section XVIII.B.2(g)
Great Basin Gophersnake
(Pituophis catenifer deserticola)
N 3 9 N N N
Great Basin Rattlesnake
(Crotalus oreganus lutosus)
P 0 0 P P P
Great Plains Ratsnake
(Cornsnake) (Elaphe emoryi)
C TBD TBD C N N
Groundsnake
(Sonora semiannulata)
N 3 9 N N N
Keelback Rhabdophis
(all species)
N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Midget Faded Rattlesnake
(Crotalus oreganus concolor)
P 0 0 P P P
Mojave Rattlesnake
(Crotalus scutulatus)
P 0 0 P P P
Mojave Patch-nosed Snake
(Salvadora hexalepis mojavensis)
N 3 9 N N N
Painted Desert Glossy Snake
(Arizona elegans philipi)
C TBD TBD C C C
Pit Vipers
(All species)
P 0 0 P P P
Prairie Rattlesnake (Hopi and Green Prairie)
(Crotalus viridis)
P 0 0 P P P
Proteroglyphous Snakes: Austrailian spp, cobras, coral snakes, kraits and their allies Elapidae All species N/A N/A N/A N/A P P
Red Racer (Coachwhip)
(Masticophis flagellum piceus)
N 3 9 N N N
Regal Ring-necked Snake
(Diadophis punctatus regalis)
N 3 9 N N N
Rubber Boa
(Charina bottae)
N 3 9 N N N
Sidewinder
(Crotalus cerastes)
P 0 0 P P P
Smith's Black-headed Snake
(Tantilla hobartsmithi)
C TBD TBD C C C
Smooth Greensnake
(Opheodrys vernalis)
C TBD TBD C C C
Sonoran Lyresnake
(Trimorphodon biscutatus lambda)
C TBD TBD C C P
Speckled Rattlesnake
(Crotalus mitchellii)
P 0 0 P P P
Spotted Leaf-nosed Snake
(Phyllorhynchus decurtatus)
N 3 9 N N N
Utah Milksnake
(Lampropeltis triangulum taylori)
C TBD TBD C C C
Utah Mountain Kingsnake
(Lampropeltis pyromelana infralabialus)
C TBD TBD C C C
Utah Threadsnake
(Leptotyphlops humilis utahensis)
C TBD TBD C C C
Valley Gartersnake
(Thamnophis sirtalis fitchi)
N 3 9 N N N
Wandering Gartersnake
(Thamnophis elegans vagrans)
N 25 25 N N N
Western Black-necked Gartersnake
(Thamnophis cyrtopsis cyrtopsis)
N 3 9 N N N
Western Long-nosed Snake
(Rhinocheilus lecontei lecontei)
N 3 9 N N N
Western Yellow-bellied Racer
(Coluber constrictor mormon)
N 3 9 N N N
             
Turtles
Alligator Snapping Turtle
(Macrochelys temminckii)
P Unlimited dead Unlimited dead P P P
Common Snapping Turtle
(Chelydra serpentina)
P Unlimited dead Unlimited dead P P P
Desert Tortoise
(Gopherus agassizii)
P/C 0 TBD P P P
Painted Turtle
(Chrysemys picta)
N 3 9 N N N
Red-eared Slider
(Trachemys scripta elegans)
N 3 9 N N N
Spiny Softshell
(Apalone spinifera)
P Unlimited dead Unlimited dead P P P

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