Amphibians and Reptiles of Henderson County, NC

Alligators
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
American Alligator Alligator mississippiensis 25 2019-05-29
Frogs
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
American Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana 13 2023-08-13
American Toad Bufo americanus 28 2023-10-01
Cope's Gray Treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis 54 2022-10-10
Fowler's Toad Bufo fowleri 4 2024-04-22
Green or Bronze Frog Rana clamitans 29 2024-05-23
Pickerel Frog Rana palustris 17 2023-09-11
Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer 7 2023-02-22
Squirrel Treefrog Hyla squirella 1 2016-07-09
Wood Frog Rana sylvatica 42 2024-02-11
Lizards
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Broadhead Skink Eumeces laticeps 2 2018-05-19
Coal Skink Eumeces anthracinus 3 2018-09-04
Eastern Fence Lizard Sceloporus undulatus 11 2023-05-11
Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus 21 2023-05-21
Ground Skink Scincella lateralis 3 2018-10-19
Southeastern Five-lined Skink Eumeces inexpectatus 1 2017-05-27
Salamanders
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Black-bellied Salamander Desmognathus quadramaculatus 7 2023-10-14
Blue Ridge Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon amplus 30 2023-10-15
Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander Eurycea wilderae 8 2023-10-29
Carolina Mountain Dusky Salamander Desmognathus carolinensis 4 2022-10-25
Eastern Mud Salamander Pseudotriton montanus 1 2023-03-23
Flatwoods Salamander Ambystoma cingulatum 120 2015-03-31
Four-toed Salamander Hemidactylium scutatum 2 2020-03-03
Green Salamander Aneides aeneus 40 2021-12-18
Mole Salamander Ambystoma talpoideum 1 2013-06-15
Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus 1 2013-06-15
Northern Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon montanus 1 2019-08-16
Northern Red Salamander Pseudotriton ruber 10 2023-03-23
Ocoee Salamander Desmognathus ocoee 6 2020-04-13
Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens 37 2023-09-10
Seal Salamander Desmognathus monticola 11 2023-10-14
South Mountain Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon meridianus 1 2020-11-01
Southern Appalachian Salamander Plethodon teyahalee 4 2020-02-26
Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon metcalfi 13 2019-10-11
Southern Red-backed Salamander Plethodon serratus 1 2013-06-15
Southern Two-lined Salamander Eurycea cirrigera 2 2015-10-10
Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum 8 2020-03-29
Spring Salamander Gyrinophilus porphyriticus 5 2019-05-05
Three-lined Salamander Eurycea guttolineata 4 2020-04-13
White-spotted Slimy Salamander Plethodon cylindraceus 16 2023-10-14
Yonahlossee Salamander Plethodon yonahlossee 41 2023-05-28
Snakes
Turtles
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina 75 2023-09-15
Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta 12 2023-03-05
Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina 12 2024-05-23
Stinkpot Sternotherus odoratus 5 2024-03-31