List of amphibians and reptiles of Saint Kitts and Nevis

This is a list of amphibians and reptiles found on the islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis, a two-island nation in the CaribbeanLesser Antilles. The islands are separated by a narrow strait that is only 3.2 km wide and 15 m deep, and thus the two islands have very similar faunas.

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There are two species of amphibian recorded on Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Tropical frogs (Leptodactylidae)
Species Common name(s) Notes Image
Eleutherodactylus johnstonei Lesser Antillean Whistling Frog, Coqui Antillano, Johnstone’s Whistling Frog Least Concern.[1]
True toads (Bufonidae)
Species Common name(s) Notes Image
Bufo marinus Cane Toad, Giant Neotropical Toad, Marine Toad Least Concern. Introduced.

Including marine turtles and introduced species, there are 14 reptile species reported on Saint Kitts and 12 species on Nevis.

Tortoises (Testudinidae)
Species Common name(s) Notes Image
Geochelone carbonaria Red-Footed Tortoise Presence on Saint Kitts questioned; not present on Nevis.
Scaly sea turtles (Cheloniidae)
Species Common name(s) Notes Image
Caretta caretta Loggerhead Turtle Endangered.
Chelonia mydas Green Turtle Endangered.
Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill Turtle Critically Endangered.
Leathery sea turtles (Dermochelyidae)
Species Common name(s) Notes Image
Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback Turtle Critically Endangered.

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