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State Specific Permit & Show Information


Mississippi Information

Potential and current vendors, please review these pages to become familiar with Repticon’s rules and show schedule, and also to review State and local laws and requirements. You may also register for tables using our online form or contact a Vendor Coordinator at the Booking Office.

Bookings Office Hours:
10:00am-4:00pm EST
MondayFriday
407- 734-EXPO
Bookings@Repticon.com
Mississippi Rules & Information

These Rules & Information are provided as a convenience to Repticon vendors and exhibitors, and may not be comprehensive for every animal. Each vendor is responsible for researching and complying with all current laws regarding their animals.

Mississippi Animal Restrictions

  • No permit is required for non-native reptiles.  Reptiles native to Mississippi may NOT be sold.
  • Native amphibians are also restricted.
  • Native cornsnake, kingsnake, and other native species morphs MAY be sold so long as the morphs are readily recognizable.
  • However, morphs which are locally found in the wild, such as Okeetees corns, are not allowed.
  • NO hets of these species may be sold as they cannot be visually distinguished from normal animals.
  • For any questions, please contact the MS State Herpetologist, Dr. Bob Jones, at the MS Museum of Natural History at 601-354-7303.
    Please also review the native species list at the bottom of this page.

Gulfport: 

Vendors for this show will need to document they have a valid business license from any state or city.

– Below is a list of reptiles native to Mississippi.

Testudines (Turtles)Kinosternidae - Musk and Mud TurtlesEastern Mud Turtle Kinosternon subrubrum

Razorback Musk Turtle Sternotherus carinatus

Loggerhead Musk Turtle Sternotherus minor

Common Musk Turtle Sternotherus odoratus
Trionychidae - Softshell TurtlesSmooth Softshell Trionyx mutica

Spiny Softshell Trionyx spinifera
Chelydridae - Snapping TurtlesCommon Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina

Alligator Snapping Turtle Macroclemys temmincki
Emydidae - Pond TurtlesChicken Turtle Deirochelys reticularia

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina

Alabama Map Turtle Graptemys pulchra

Ringed Map Turtle Graptemys oculifera

Black-knobbed Map Turtle Graptemys nigrinoda

Yellow-blotched Map Turtle Graptemys flavimaculata

Pascagouls Map Turtle  Graptemys gibbonsi


Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta

Slider Pseudemys scripta

Alabama Redbelly Turtle Pseudemys alabamensis

Mississippi Redbelly Turtle Pseudemys sp.

River Cooter Pseudemys concinna

Cooter Pseudemys floridana

Diamondback Terrapin Malaclemys terrapin
Testudinidae - TortoisesGopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus
Lacertilia - LizardsGekkonidae - GeckosMediterranean Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus
Scincidae - SkinksSoutheastern Five-lined Skink Eumeces inexpectatus

Broadhead Skink Eumeces laticeps

Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus

Coal Skink Eumeces anthracinus

Ground Skink Scincella lateralis
Anguidae - Anguid LizardsEastern Glass Lizard Ophisaurus ventralis

Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

Mimic Glass Lizard  Ophisaurus mimicus
Teiidae - WhiptailsSix-lined Racerunner Cnemidophorus sexlineatus
Polychridae - AnolesGreen Anole Anolis carolinensis
Iguanidae - IguanasEastern Fence Lizard Sceloporus undulatus
Serpentes - SnakesColubridae - Colubrid SnakesEastern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus

Western Ribbonsnake  Thamnophis proximus


Common Garter Snake Thomnophis sirtalis

Rough Earth Snake Virginia striatula

Smooth Earth Snake Virginia valeriae

Mississippi Green Water Snake Nerodia cyclopion

Plainbelly Water Snake Nerodia erythrogaster

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon

Southern Water Snake Nerodia fasciata

Queen Snake Regina septemvittata

Glossy Crayfish Snake Regina rigida

Graham's Crawfish Snake  Regina grahamii


Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Redbelly Snake Storeria occipitomaculata

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Eastern Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus

Rainbow Snake Farancia erytrogramma

Mud Snake Farancia abacura

Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platyrhinos

Southern Hognose Snake Heterodon simus

Southeastern Crowned Snake Tantilla coronata

Pine Woods Snake Rhadinaea flavilata

Scarlet Snake Cemophora cocinea

Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula

Prairie Kingsnake Lampropeltis calligaster

Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum

Corn Snake Elaphe guttata

Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta

Gopher Snake (Pine Snake, Bull Snake) Pituophis melanoleucus

Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus

Indigo Snake Drymarchon corais

Racer Coluber constrictor

Coachwhip Masticophis flagellum
Elapidae - Coral SnakesEastern Coral Snake Micrurus fulvius
Viperidae - Vipers Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus

Pigmy Rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus

Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus
Crocodilia- (Crocodiles)Crocodylidae - CrocodilesAmerican Alligator Alligator mississippiensis

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