Hampshire Cultural Trust

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Reptiles and amphibians

Reptiles and amphibians are very under represented in our collections. Most are preserved in spirit or as cast skins (reptiles). The following table lists specimens in our collections

Common NameGenus/Species
Preserved as
Grass Snake Natrix natrix 19 e s sk pc 
Adder Vipera berus 14 e s cs 
African Water SnakeGrayia shythi 
Smooth Snake Coronella austriaca
Slow Worm Anguis fragilis e s 
Viviparous Lizard Lacerta vivipara e s 
Wall Lizard Podarcius muralis 
Sand Lizard Lacerta agiliss mount 
Agama Lizard Agama stellio 
African Rock Python skin 
Gecko  pc 
Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata  shell plates 
Hermann’s Tortoise Testudo hermanni mount 
Green Turtle Chelonia mydas mount 
Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus 
Palmate Newt Triturus helveticus 
Western Spade Foot Toad  Pelobates cultripes 
Common Frog Rana temporaria s sk


Preserved as abbreviations

  • e = egg 
  • s = spirit specimen 
  • sk = skeleton 
  • pc = plaster cast 
  • cs = cast skin