Amphibians and Reptiles of Swain County, NC

Frogs
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
American Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana 4 2015-07-01
American Toad Bufo americanus 9 2020-08-20
Cope's Gray Treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis 2 2019-07-10
Fowler's Toad Bufo fowleri 1 2020-09-03
Green or Bronze Frog Rana clamitans 5 2021-04-20
Pickerel Frog Rana palustris 2 2016-03-24
Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer 4 2013-04-15
Lizards
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Broadhead Skink Eumeces laticeps 1 2016-05-19
Eastern Fence Lizard Sceloporus undulatus 4 2022-06-03
Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus 3 2017-07-07
Southeastern Five-lined Skink Eumeces inexpectatus 1 2013-05-14
Salamanders
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Black-bellied Salamander Desmognathus quadramaculatus 8 2022-07-11
Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander Eurycea wilderae 14 2022-03-20
Carolina Mountain Dusky Salamander Desmognathus carolinensis 1 2016-08-08
Dwarf Waterdog Necturus punctatus 1 2016-05-17
Eastern Hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis 3 2016-08-11
Imitator Salamander Desmognathus imitator 31 2021-06-25
Jordan's Salamander Plethodon jordani 75 2021-09-12
Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus 2 2006-04-28
Northern Red Salamander Pseudotriton ruber 2 2013-04-07
Ocoee Salamander Desmognathus ocoee 23 2022-07-13
Pigmy Salamander Desmognathus wrighti 32 2022-07-13
Red-legged Salamander Plethodon shermani 1 2015-07-14
Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens 2 2022-06-03
Santeetlah Dusky Salamander Desmognathus santeetlah 13 2021-06-18
Seal Salamander Desmognathus monticola 13 2019-10-04
Seepage Salamander Desmognathus aeneus 3 2017-06-05
Shovel-nosed Salamander Desmognathus marmoratus 6 2022-03-20
Southern Appalachian Salamander Plethodon teyahalee 6 2020-08-21
Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon metcalfi 5 2017-05-11
Southern Red-backed Salamander Plethodon serratus 3 2022-03-20
Southern Two-lined Salamander Eurycea cirrigera 2 2017-10-07
Southern Zigzag Salamander Plethodon ventralis 1 2010-07-02
Spotted Dusky Salamander Desmognathus contanti 1 2008-05-28
Spring Salamander Gyrinophilus porphyriticus 24 2022-03-20
Three-lined Salamander Eurycea guttolineata 1 2012-08-04
Snakes
Turtles
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina 6 2015-10-04
Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina 4 2021-04-20