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 8 2015-09-15
Cope's Gray Treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis 2 2019-07-10
Green or Bronze Frog Rana clamitans 4 2015-07-14
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 3 2014-05-12
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 5 2019-10-04
Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander Eurycea wilderae 11 2019-10-04
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 27 2018-06-02
Jordan's Salamander Plethodon jordani 60 2019-07-19
Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus 2 2006-04-28
Northern Red Salamander Pseudotriton ruber 2 2013-04-07
Ocoee Salamander Desmognathus ocoee 16 2019-07-19
Pigmy Salamander Desmognathus wrighti 28 2017-07-17
Red-legged Salamander Plethodon shermani 1 2015-07-14
Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens 1 2014-04-03
Santeetlah Dusky Salamander Desmognathus santeetlah 11 2019-10-04
Seal Salamander Desmognathus monticola 13 2019-10-04
Seepage Salamander Desmognathus aeneus 3 2017-06-05
Shovel-nosed Salamander Desmognathus marmoratus 3 2019-07-12
Southern Appalachian Salamander Plethodon teyahalee 5 2019-10-04
Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander Plethodon metcalfi 5 2017-05-11
Southern Red-backed Salamander Plethodon serratus 2 2018-03-15
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 12 2019-07-19
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 3 2014-04-03