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Elk 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 American Toad

Anaxyrus americanus

American Bullfrog

Lithobates catesbeianus

Green Frog

Lithobates clamitans

Pickerel Frog

Lithobates palustris

Wood Frog

Lithobates sylvaticus

Spring Peeper

Pseudacris crucifer

Lizards

Northern Coal Skink

Plestiodon anthracinus

Common Five-lined Skink

Plestiodon fasciatus

Salamanders

Jefferson Salamander

Ambystoma jeffersonianum

Spotted Salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Eastern Hellbender

Cryptobranchus alleganiensis

Northern Dusky Salamander

Desmognathus fuscus fuscus

Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander

Desmognathus ochrophaeus

Long-tailed Salamander

Eurycea longicauda

Northern Spring Salamander

Gyrinophilus p. porphyriticus

Common Mudpuppy

Necturus maculosus

Red-spotted Newt

Notophthalmus v. viridescens

Snakes

Northern Racer

Coluber constrictor constrictor

Timber Rattlesnake

Crotalus horridus
Venomous

Northern Ring-necked Snake

Diadophis punctatus edwardsii

Eastern Milksnake

Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum

Northern Watersnake

Nerodia sipedon sipedon

Smooth Greensnake

Opheodrys vernalis

Northern Red-bellied Snake

Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata

Short-headed Gartersnake

Thamnophis brachystoma

Eastern Gartersnake

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

Mountain Earthsnake

Virginia pulchra

Turtles

Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Midland Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta marginata

Wood Turtle

Glyptemys insculpta

Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina