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Bucks County

The species listed below are verified in the county from the Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey. This list does not show historic species documented in the county prior to 2013.

Frogs & Toads

Eastern Cricket Frog

Acris crepitans

Eastern American Toad

Anaxyrus americanus

Fowler’s Toad

Anaxyrus fowleri

Gray Treefrog

Hyla versicolor

American Bullfrog

Lithobates catesbeianus

Green Frog

Lithobates clamitans

Atlantic Coast Leopard Frog

Lithobates kauffeldi

Pickerel Frog

Lithobates palustris

Wood Frog

Lithobates sylvaticus

Spring Peeper

Pseudacris crucifer

Eastern Spadefoot

Scaphiopus holbrookii


House Geckos

Hemidactylus turcicus (Mediterranean House Geckos) & Hemidactylus frenatus (Common House Geckos)

Common Five-lined Skink

Plestiodon fasciatus

Italian Wall Lizard

Podarcis sicula


Spotted Salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Marbled Salamander

Ambystoma opacum

Northern Dusky Salamander

Desmognathus fuscus fuscus

Long-tailed Salamander

Eurycea longicauda

Four-toed Salamander

Hemidactylium scutatum

Red-spotted Newt

Notophthalmus v. viridescens

Northern Slimy Salamander

Plethodon glutinosus

Northern Red Salamander

Pseudotriton r. ruber


Northern Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix

Northern Racer

Coluber constrictor constrictor

Northern Ring-necked Snake

Diadophis punctatus edwardsii

Eastern Milksnake

Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum

Northern Watersnake

Nerodia sipedon sipedon

Eastern Ratsnake

Pantherophis alleghaniensis

Dekay’s Brownsnake

Storeria dekayi

Eastern Gartersnake

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis


Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Midland Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta marginata

Eastern Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta picta

Spotted Turtle

Clemmys guttata

Wood Turtle

Glyptemys insculpta

Northern Map Turtle

Graptemys geographica

Southeastern Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum

Northern Red-bellied Cooter

Pseudemys rubriventris rubriventris

Pond Sliders

Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) & Yellow-bellied Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans scripta)

Eastern Musk Turtle

Sternotherus odoratus

Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina