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Reptiles of East Central Georgia

Family Colubridae non-venomous snakes

Worm Snake
Scientific Name: Carphophis amoenus

Scarlet Snake
Scientific Name: Cemophora coccinea

Black Racer
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Scientific Name: Coluber constrictor

Ringneck Snake
Scientific Name: Diadophis punctatus

Indigo Snake
Scientific Name: Drymarchon corais

Corn Snake
Scientific Name: Elaphe guttata

Rat Snake
Scientific Name: Elaphe obsoleta

Mud Snake
Scientific Name: Farancia abacura

Rainbow Snake
Scientific Name: Farancia erytrogramma

Eastern Hognose Snake
Scientific Name: Heterodon platirhinos

Southern Hognose Snake
Scientific Name: Heterodon simus

Mole Kingsnake
Scientific Name: Lampropeltis calligaster

Eastern Kingsnake
Scientific Name: Lampropeltis getula

Milk Snake/Scarlet Kingsnake
Scientific Name: Lampropeltis triangulum

Coachwhip
Scientific Name: Masticophis flagellum

Redbelly Water Snake
Scientific Name: Nerodia erythrogaster

Banded Water Snake
Scientific Name: Nerodia fasciata

Green Water Snake
Scientific Name: Nerodia floridana

Northern Water Snake
Scientific Name: Nerodia sipedon

Brown Water Snake
Scientific Name: Nerodia taxispilota

Rough Green Snake
Scientific Name: Opheodrys aestivus

Pine Snake
Scientific Name: Pituophis melanoleucus

Striped Crayfish Snake
Scientific Name: Regina alleni

Glossy Crayfish Snake
Scientific Name: Regina rigida

Queen Snake
Scientific Name: Regina septemvittata

Pine Woods Snake
Scientific Name: Rhadinaea flavilata

Black Swamp Snake
Scientific Name: Seminatrix pygaea

Brown Snake
Scientific Name: Storeria dekayi

Red-bellied Snake
Scientific Name: Storeria occipitomaculata

Florida Brown Snake
Scientific Name: Storeria victa

Southeastern Crowned Snake
Scientific Name: Tantilla coronata

Central Florida Crowned Snake
Scientific Name: Tantilla relicta

Eastern Ribbon Snake
Scientific Name: Thamnophis sauritus

Eastern Garter Snake
Scientific Name: Thamnophis sirtalis

Rough Earth Snake
Scientific Name: Virginia striatula

Smooth Earth Snake
Scientific Name: Virginia valeriae

Family Viperidae Vipers

Copperhead
Scientific Name: Agkistrodon contortrix

Cottonmouth/Water Moccasin
Scientific Name: Agkistrodon piscivorus

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Scientific Name: Crotalus adamanteus

Canebrake/Timber Rattlesnake
Canebrake Second Photo
Canebrake Third Photo
Scientific Name: Crotalus horridus

Pigmy Rattlesnake
Scientific Name: Sistrurus miliarius

Family Elapidae coral snakes

Coral Snake
Scientific Name: Micrurus fulvius

Family Chelydridae Snapping Turtles

Common Snapping Turtle
Scientific Name: Chelydra serpentina

Alligator Snapping Turtle
Scientific Name: Macrochelys temminckii

Family Emydidae Basking Turtles

Painted Turtle
Scientific Name: Chrysemys picta

Spotted Turtle
Scientific Name: Clemmys guttata

Chicken Turtle
Scientific Name: Deirochelys reticularia

Bog Turtle
Scientific Name: Glyptemys muhlenbergii

Barbour’s Map Turtle
Scientific Name: Graptemys barbouri

Alabama Map Turtle
Scientific Name: Graptemys pulchra

Common Map Turtle
Scientific Name: Graptemys geographica

Diamondback Terrapin
Scientific Name: Malaclemys terrapin

River Cooter
Scientific Name: Pseudemys concinna

Florida Cooter
Scientific Name: Pseudemys floridana

Florida Redbelly Turtle
Scientific Name: Pseudemys nelsoni

Box Turtle
Scientific Name: Terrapene carolina

Slider Turtle
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Scientific Name: Trachemys scripta

Family Kinosternidae Mud and Musk Turtles

Striped Mud Turtle
Scientific Name: Kinosternon baurii

Eastern mud Turtle
Eastern mud Turtle
Scientific Name: Kinosternon subrubrum

Stripeneck/Loggerhead Musk Turtle
Scientific Name: Sternotherus minor

Common Musk Turtle
Scientific Name: Sternotherus odoratus

Family Testudinidae Tortoises

Gopher Tortoise
Scientific Name: Gopherus polyphemus

Family Trionychidae Softshell Turtles

Florida Softshell
Scientific Name: Apalone ferox

Spiny Softshell
Scientific Name: Apalone spinifera

Family Polychridae Anoles

Green Anole
Scientific Name: Anolis carolinensis

Brown Anole
Scientific Name: Anolis sagrei - Introduced

Family Phrynosomatidae Spiny and Horned Lizards

Eastern Fence Lizard
Scientific Name: Sceloporus undulatus

Texas Horned Lizard
Scientific Name: Phrynosoma cornutum - Introduced

Family Teiidae Racerunners

Six-Lined Racerunner
Scientific Name: Cnemidophorus sexlineatus

Family Scincidae Skinks

Coal Skink
Scientific Name: Eumeces anthracinus

Five-Lined Skink
Scientific Name: Eumeces fasciatus

Southeastern Five-Lined Skink Eumeces inexpectatus

Broadhead Skink
Scientific Name: Eumeces laticeps

Mole Skink
Scientific Name: Eumeces egregius

Ground Skink
Scientific Name: Scincella lateralis

Family Gekkonidae Geckos

Mediterranean Gecko
Scientific Name: Hemidactylus turcicus - Introduced

Indo-Pacific Gecko
Scientific Name: Hemidactylus garnotii - Introduced

Family Anguidae Legless and Alligator Lizards

Eastern Glass Lizard
Scientific Name: Ophisaurus ventralis

Slender Glass Lizard
Scientific Name: Ophisaurus attenuatus

Mimic Glass Lizard
Scientific Name: Ophisaurus mimicus

Island Glass Lizard
Scientific Name: Ophisaurus compressus

Family Alligatoridae Alligators and Caimans

American Alligator
Scientific Name: alligator mississippiensis

Family Bufonidae Toads

American Toad
Scientific Name: Bufo americanus

Fowler’s Toad
Scientific Name: Bufo fowleri

Oak Toad
Scientific Name: Bufo quercicus

Southern Toad
Scientific Name: Bufo terrestris

Family Pelobatidae Spadefoot Toads

Eastern Spadefoot Toad
Scientific Name: Scaphiopus holbrookii

Family Microhylidae Narrowmouth Toads

Eastern Narrowmouth Toad
Scientific Name: Gastrophryne carolinensis

Family Hylidae Treefrogs

Northern Cricket Frog
Scientific Name: Acris crepitans

Southern Cricket Frog
Scientific Name: Acris gryllus

Bird-voiced Treefrog
Scientific Name: Hyla avivoca

Cope’s Gray Treefrog
Scientific Name: Hyla chrysoscelis

Green Treefrog
Scientific Name: Hyla cinerea

Pine Woods Treefrog
Scientific Name: Hyla femoralis

Barking Treefrog
Scientific Name: Hyla gratiosa

Squirrel Treefrog
Scientific Name: Hyla squirella

Pine Barrens Treefrog
Scientific Name: Hyla andersonii

Mountain Chorus Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris brachyphona

Brimley’s Chorus Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris brimleyi

Spring Peeper
Scientific Name: Pseudacris crucifer

Upland Chorus Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris feriarum

Southern Chorus Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris nigrita

Little Grass Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris ocularis

Ornate Chorus Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris ornata

Family Ranidae True Frogs

Gopher Frog
Scientific Name: Rana capito

Bullfrog
Scientific Name: Rana catesbeiana

Green/Bronze Frog
Scientific Name: Rana clamitans

Pig Frog
Scientific Name: Rana grylio

River Frog
Scientific Name: Rana hecksheri

Pickerel Frog
Scientific Name: Rana palustris

Southern Leopard Frog
Scientific Name: Rana sphenocephala

Wood Frog
Scientific Name: Rana sylvatica

Carpenter Frog
Scientific Name: Rana virgatipes

Family Leptodactylidae

Greenhouse Frog
Scientific Name: Eleutherodactylus planirostris - Introduced

Family Amphiumidae Amphiumas

Two-toed Amphiuma
Scientific Name: Amphiuma means

One-toed Amphiuma
Scientific Name: Amphiuma pholeter

Family Sirenidae Sirens

Dwarf Siren
Scientific Name: Pseudobranchus striatus

Lesser Siren
Scientific Name: Siren intermedia

Greater Siren
Scientific Name: Siren lacertina

Family Proteidae Mudpuppies and Waterdogs

Dwarf Waterdog
Scientific Name: Necturus punctatus

Mudpuppy
Scientific Name: Necturus maculosus

Alabama Waterdog
Scientific Name: Necturus alabamensis

Family Cryptobranchidae Hellbenders

Hellbender
Scientific Name: Cryptobranchus alleganiensis

Family Ambystomatidae Mole Salamanders

Flatwoods Salamander
Scientific Name: Ambystoma cingulatum

Spotted Salamander
Scientific Name: Ambystoma maculatum

Marbled Salamander
Scientific Name: Ambystoma opacum

Mole Salamander
Scientific Name: Ambystoma talpoideum

Tiger Salamander
Scientific Name: Ambystoma tigrinum

Mabee's Salamander
Scientific Name: Ambystoma mabeei

Family Plethodontidae Lungless Salamanders

Green Salamander
Scientific Name: Aneides aeneus

Seepage Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus aeneus

Apalachicola Dusky Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus apalachicolae

Southern Dusky Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus auriculatus

Northern/Spotted Dusky Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus fuscus/conanti

Dwarf Blackbelly Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus folkertsi

Shovelnose Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus marmoratus

Seal Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus monticola

Ocoee Dusky Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus ocoee

Blackbelly Salamander
Scientific Name: Desmognathus quadramaculatus

Brownback Salamander
Scientific Name: Eurycea aquatica

Chamberlain’s Dwarf Salamander
Scientific Name: Eurycea chamberlaini

Southern Two-lined Salamander
Scientific Name: Eurycea cirrigera

Three-lined Salamander
Scientific Name: Eurycea guttolineata

Long-tailed Salamander
Scientific Name: Eurycea longicauda

Cave Salamander
Scientific Name: Eurycea lucifuga

Dwarf Salamander
Scientific Name: Eurycea quadridigitata

Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander
Scientific Name: Eurycea wilderae

Tennessee Cave Salamander
Scientific Name: Gyrinophilus palleucus

Spring Salamander
Scientific Name: Gyrinophilus porphyriticus

Georgia Blind Salamander
Scientific Name: Haideotriton wallacei

Four-toed Salamander
Scientific Name: Hemidactylium scutatum

Slimy Salamander
Scientific Name: Plethodon glutinosus complex

Pigeon Mountain Salamander
Scientific Name: Plethodon petraeus

Southern Redback Salamander
Scientific Name: Plethodon serratus

Jordan's Salamander
Scientific Name: Plethodon jordani

Southern Appalachian Salamander
Scientific Name: Plethodon teyahalee

Southern Zigzag Salamander
Scientific Name: Plethodon ventralis

Webster’s Salamander
Scientific Name: Plethodon websteri

Mud Salamander
Scientific Name: Pseudotriton montanus

Red Salamander
Scientific Name: Pseudotriton ruber

Many-lined Salamander
Scientific Name: Stereochilus marginatus

Family Salamandridae Newts

Striped Newt
Scientific Name: Notophthalmus perstriatus

Red-spotted Newt
Scientific Name: Notophthalmus viridescens




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