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Fayette 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

Fowler’s Toad

Anaxyrus fowleri

Cope’s Gray Treefrog

Hyla chrysoscelis

American Bullfrog

Lithobates catesbeianus

Green Frog

Lithobates clamitans

Pickerel Frog

Lithobates palustris

Wood Frog

Lithobates sylvaticus

Mountain Chorus Frog

Pseudacris brachyphona

Spring Peeper

Pseudacris crucifer

Lizards

House Geckos

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

Common Five-lined Skink

Plestiodon fasciatus

Eastern Fence Lizard

Sceloporus undulatus

Salamanders

Jefferson Salamander

Ambystoma jeffersonianum

Spotted Salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Green Salamander

Aneides aeneus

Eastern Hellbender

Cryptobranchus alleganiensis

Northern Dusky Salamander

Desmognathus fuscus fuscus

Seal Salamander

Desmognathus monticola

Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander

Desmognathus ochrophaeus

Long-tailed Salamander

Eurycea longicauda

Northern Spring Salamander

Gyrinophilus p. porphyriticus

Snakes

Northern Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen
Venomous

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

Eastern Ratsnake

Pantherophis alleghaniensis

Queensnake

Regina septemvittata

Northern Brownsnake

Storeria dekayi dekayi

Turtles

Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Midland Painted Turtle

Chrysemys picta marginata

Wood Turtle

Glyptemys insculpta

Pond Sliders

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

Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina