Amphibians and Reptiles of Charleston County, SC

Alligators
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
American Alligator Alligator mississippiensis 64 2023-04-14
Frogs
Lizards
Salamanders
Snakes
Common Name Scientic Name Observations Last Recorded
Banded Watersnake Nerodia fasciata 51 2022-09-04
Brown Watersnake Nerodia taxispilota 5 2015-08-30
Carolina Swamp Snake Seminatrix pygaea 2 2018-09-16
Common Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis 12 2019-10-31
Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix 11 2019-10-12
Corn Snake Elaphe guttata 8 2023-04-25
Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus 13 2024-03-31
Eastern Coachwhip Masticophis flagellum 5 2018-08-29
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus 5 2018-06-19
Eastern Hognose Snake Heterodon platirhinos 3 2018-10-03
Eastern Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula 9 2017-11-12
Eastern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus 15 2019-04-18
Eastern Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus 3 2022-05-25
Glossy Crayfish Snake Regina rigida 1 2022-09-10
Mud Snake Farancia abacura 6 2020-08-07
Pine Woods Snake Rhadinaea flavilata 1 2022-05-29
Racer Coluber constrictor 23 2022-05-24
Rainbow Snake Farancia erytrogramma 1 2024-04-09
Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta 25 2019-07-15
Red-bellied Snake Storeria occipitomaculata 4 2017-10-13
Redbelly Watersnake Nerodia erythrogaster 8 2020-08-16
Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus 8 2022-06-26
Rough Earth Snake Virginia striatula 1 2007-03-16
Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus 11 2019-08-25
Scarlet kingsnake Lampropeltis elapsoides 6 2022-09-10
Scarlet Snake Cemophora coccinea 5 2021-06-27
Southeastern Crowned Snake Tantilla coronata 4 2018-11-06
Southern Hognose Snake Heterodon simus 1 2022-04-19
Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus 4 2021-09-06
Turtles