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Amphibians and Reptile of Howell Woods

List as of 10 July 2003

  • Two-toed Amphiuma (Amphiuma means)
  • Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)
  • Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum)
  • Slimy Salamander (Plethodon glutinous)
  • Eastern Spadefoot Toad (Scaphiopus holbrooki)
  • Oak Toad (Bufo quercicus)
  • Southern Toad (Bufo terrestris)
  • Fowler's Toad (Bufo wodhousei)
  • Eastern Narrowmouth Toad (Gastrophryne carolinensis)
  • Cricket Frogs (Acris spp.)
  • Upland Chorus Frog (Pseudacris feriarum)
  • Southern Leopard From (Rana sphenocephala)
  • Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor)
  • Spring Peeper (Hyla crucifer)
  • Pine Woods Treefrog (Hyla femoralis)
  • Squirrel Treefrog (Hyla squirrela)
  • Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana)
  • Green Frog (Rana clamitans)
  • Pickerel Frog (Rana palustris)
  • Snapping Turtle (Chleydra serpentina)
  • Eastern Mud Turtle (Kinosternum subrubrum)
  • Striped Mud Turtle (Kinosternum baurii)
  • Cooters and sliders (Chrysemys spp.)
  • Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta)
  • Spotted Turtle (Clemmys guttata)
  • Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina)
  • Carolina Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
  • Eastern Fence Lizard (Scelopus undulatus)
  • Five-lined Skink (Eumeces fasciatus)
  • Southeastern Five-lined Skink (Eumeces inexpectatus)
  • Broadhead Skink (Eumeces laticeps)
  • Ground Skink (Scincella lateralis)
  • Six-lined Racerunner (Cnemidophorus sexlineatus)
  • Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus)
  • Eastern Mud Snake (Farancia abacura)
  • Black Racer (Coluber constrictor)
  • Rat Snake (Elaphe obseleta)
  • Eastern Hognose Snake (Heterodon platyrhinos)
  • Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getulus)
  • Redbelly Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster)
  • Banded Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata)
  • Brown Water Snake (Nerodia taxispilota)
  • Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus)
  • Brown Snake (Storeia dekayi)
  • Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)
  • Eastern Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis sauritus sauritus)
  • ****Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix)
  • ****Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus)

Several common species are certainly on the property but have yet to be documented.

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