Herpetology - ID And General Knowledge.

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Herpetology - ID And General Knowledge.

You can take this quiz anonymously - enter any name and email you want if you don't want to use your real name. This quiz consists of identification of herps and herpers; as well as basic herpetology knowledge. Don't worry about others seeing your score - only the person that made the quiz can see the results and I won't post your score for anyone to see. The highest score so far is a 83% (Congrats Mr. B).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The dentition of Heterodon - ____________________________
  • 2. 
    ________________ (last name only) was bitten by a Dispholidus and perished shortly thereafter.
  • 3. 
    Genus species
  • 4. 
    The genus of Amphisbaenids that have two front legs and can be found in Baja California - _____________
  • 5. 
    The only family of Amphisbaenids indigenous to the continental US >  _________________
  • 6. 
    Genus and species
  • 7. 
    The dentition of elapids
  • 8. 
    __________________  (last name only) published Snakes and Snakes Hunting
  • 9. 
    Genus and species
  • 10. 
    The largest family of salamanders ________________________________
  • 11. 
    The largest elapid collection in any US zoo is found at this zoo
  • 12. 
    The order of legless amphibians>  ________________________
  • 13. 
    Genus and species please
  • 14. 
    You are tromping through the woods in the Ouachita mountains of eastern Oklahoma and you discover a salamander under a rock on a tiny island in a stream. It is approximately 6 inches long and dark in color. Name the genus ________________
  • 15. 
    Genus and species
  • 16. 
    Name this herpetologist (first and last name)
  • 17. 
    Genus species
  • 18. 
    First and last name
  • 19. 
    Genus and species
  • 20. 
    genus and species
  • 21. 
    The genus and species of the small vine snake that barely enters Arizona south of Tucson. _________________________
  • 22. 
    Genus and species
  • 23. 
    The name of the scutes on the outermost part of a turtle shell. ________________ (plural)
  • 24. 
    Genus and species
  • 25. 
    The scute on a plastron just below the head ________________
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