Amphibians and Reptiles of Buncombe County, NC

Frogs
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
American Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana 10 2018-08-27
American Toad Bufo americanus 19 2020-04-28
Cope's Gray Treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis 7 2017-04-17
Fowler's Toad Bufo fowleri 2 2019-06-19
Gray Treefrog Hyla versicolor 1 2017-05-09
Green or Bronze Frog Rana clamitans 16 2019-08-03
Green Treefrog Hyla cinerea 1 2017-06-06
Pickerel Frog Rana palustris 6 2017-05-03
Southern Leopard Frog Rana sphenocephala 1 2019-06-19
Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer 7 2013-04-25
Wood Frog Rana sylvatica 17 2020-03-14
Lizards
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Broadhead Skink Eumeces laticeps 3 2012-05-04
Eastern Fence Lizard Sceloporus undulatus 8 2019-08-15
Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus 17 2020-04-25
Southeastern Five-lined Skink Eumeces inexpectatus 2 2019-08-09
Salamanders
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Black-bellied Salamander Desmognathus quadramaculatus 22 2019-02-16
Blue Ridge Dusky Salamander Desmognathus orestes 1 2014-06-06
Blue Ridge Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon amplus 12 2019-08-24
Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander Eurycea wilderae 56 2020-03-14
Carolina Mountain Dusky Salamander Desmognathus carolinensis 32 2018-12-29
Eastern Mud Salamander Pseudotriton montanus 1 2018-11-17
Eastern Red-backed Salamander Plethodon cinereus 2 2008-05-21
Flatwoods Salamander Ambystoma cingulatum 4 2013-10-06
Four-toed Salamander Hemidactylium scutatum 2 2008-03-04
Green Salamander Aneides aeneus 1 2015-05-08
Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum 2 2019-10-12
Mole Salamander Ambystoma talpoideum 12 2019-02-17
Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus 31 2020-03-19
Northern Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon montanus 2 2017-05-12
Northern Red Salamander Pseudotriton ruber 20 2020-04-25
Ocoee Salamander Desmognathus ocoee 3 2019-02-13
Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens 22 2020-05-21
Seal Salamander Desmognathus monticola 13 2019-06-17
Shovel-nosed Salamander Desmognathus marmoratus 6 2017-10-10
Southern Appalachian Salamander Plethodon teyahalee 3 2019-10-12
Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon metcalfi 1 2008-03-04
Southern Red-backed Salamander Plethodon serratus 4 2017-05-20
Southern Two-lined Salamander Eurycea cirrigera 21 2017-10-24
Southern Zigzag Salamander Plethodon ventralis 1 2008-03-26
Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum 23 2020-04-25
Spring Salamander Gyrinophilus porphyriticus 5 2018-11-08
Three-lined Salamander Eurycea guttolineata 6 2018-11-17
White-spotted Slimy Salamander Plethodon cylindraceus 542 2019-10-28
Yonahlossee Salamander Plethodon yonahlossee 15 2019-08-24
Snakes
Turtles
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Bog Turtle Glyptemys muhlenbergii 1 2006-06-13
Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina 63 2020-05-30
Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas 1 2017-04-09
Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta 5 2020-03-19
River Cooter Pseudemys concinna 1 2018-05-31
Slider Trachemys scripta 3 2015-03-09
Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina 11 2018-06-01
Spiny Softshell Apalone spinifera 2 2018-08-23
Stinkpot Sternotherus odoratus 1 2019-05-02