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Table 1 Species and zoo location of reptiles sampled in the study to investigate the prevalence of Salmonella spp. in captive reptile species in Norway

From: Prevalence of Salmonella serovars isolated from reptiles in Norwegian zoos

SuborderFamilySpecies No. of reptiles
Zoo AZoo BZoo CTotal
CryptodiraTestudinidaeLeopard tortoiseStigmochelys pardalis2  2
Hermann’s tortoiseTestudo hermanni12 3
Russian tortoiseTestudo horsfieldii3  3
EmydidaeRed-eared sliderTrachemys scripta elegans16 420
Yellow-bellied sliderTrachemys scripta scripta5 27
   No. of chelonians272635
IguaniaIguanidaeGreen iguanaIguana iguana21 3
AgamidaeCentral bearded dragonPogona viticeps 224
ChamaeleonidaePanther chameleonFurcifer pardalis  11
ScincomorphaLacertidaeOcellated lizardTimon lepidus  33
ScincidaeBlue-tongue skinkTiliqua nigrolutea 134
   No. of lizards24915
SerpentesBoidaeCommon boaBoa constrictor2316
Cuban boaChilabothrus angulifer 1 1
Rainbow boaEpicrates cenchria 1 1
ColubridaeCorn snakePantherophis guttatus22 4
California kingsnakeLampropeltis getula californiae1113
HognoseHeterodon nasicus 235
PythonidaeRoyal pythonPython regius18817
Carpet pythonMorelia spilota1236
Indian pythonPython molurus1315
Angolan pythonPython anchietae 2 2
Green tree pythonMorelia viridis  11
Spotted pythonAntaresia maculosa 2 2
   No. of snakes8271853
   No. of reptiles from each zoo373333103