Amphibians and Reptiles
Seen on the Giant


KINGDOM ANIMALIA, PHYLUM CHORDATA, SUBPHYLUM VERTEBRATA
CLASSORDERFAMILYGENUSSPECIESCOMMON NAMESEEN BEFORE 6/13/10SEEN 6/13/10 WHERE? COMMENTS?
AmphibiaAnuraBuffonidaeBufo americanusAmerican Toad 4/19/2009 6/13/2010 Orange Trail (6/13/2010)
..HylidaePseudacriscruciferNorthern Spring Peeper 4/19/2009 6/13/2010 White Trail 2010
..RanidaeRana catesbianaBullfrog.6/13/2010 White Trail 2010
...Rana clamitans melanotaGreen Frog 4/19/2009 6/13/2010 White,and Red Circle Trails 2010
...Rana palustrisPickeral frog5/25/2009 6/13/210Red Circle Trail on 5/25/10
...Rana pipiensNorthern Leopard Frog...
...Rana sylvaticaWood Frog4/19/2009 6/13/2010 Red Circle Trail (4/19/2010); Orange Trail (6/13/2010)
...Rana versicolorGray Treefrog .6/13/2010 .
.CaudataAmbystomatidaeAmbystoma maculatumSpotted Salamander 4/19/2009 .eggs, marshy area by white trail
...Ambystoma opacumMarbled Salamander3/23/2010 6/13/2010 Orange Trail, vernal pond bet. Red Circle & Red Square
..PlethodontidaePlethodon cinereusRedback Salamander (also a variant called Leadback, same species name)4/19/2009 6/13/2010 Chuck Annicelli says that the State is starting to keeptrack of redbacks vs. leadbacks; this might be increasingly important in the future. Seen on White Trail 2010
..SalamandridaeNotophthlamusviridescens viridescensRed-Spotted Newt (Eastern Newt)5/1/2010 .Red Square, Violet, and Orange Trails
ReptiliaSquamataColubridaeDiadophispunctatusNorthern Ringneck Snake4/19/2009 ..
...Elaphe obsoletaEastern Rat Snake (Black Rat Snake)5/29/2010 .White Trail
...NerodiasipedonNorthern Water Snake6/20/2009 7/26/2010 Red Hexagon Trail (6/20/2009); White Trail east of intersection with the Green Trail (7/26/2010). Image:
...Thamnophis sirtalisEastern Garter Snake4/19/2009 6/13/2010 5/2010 seen on the White Trail
...Coluber constrictor constrictorNorthern Black Racer 4/19/2009 .5/2010 seen on White Trail, making sounds like a rattlesnake
...Coluber constrictor ?Eastern Black Racer5/1/2010 .White Trail
..ViperidaeAgkistrodoncontortrixCopperhead...
.TestudinesEmydidaeTerrapenecarolinaEastern Box Turtle6/26/2009 7/17/2010 Blue Trail in 2009; Orange (near the western Yellow-Green Crossover) in 2010