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Ohio's Native Reptile and Amphibian Species.

LIZARDS

Broad-headed skink (Eumeces laticeps)
Cole skink, northern (Eumeces anthracinus anthracinus)
Fence lizard, northern (Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus)
Five-lined skink (Eumeces fasciatus)
Ground skink (Scincella lateralis)
Wall lizard, European (Podarcis muralis)

SNAKES

Brown snake, midland (Storeria dekayi wrightorum)
Brown snake, northern (Storeria dekayi dekayi)
Copperhead, northern (Agkistrodon contortix mokasen)
Fox snake, eastern (Elaphe vulpina gloydi)
Garter snake, Butler's (Thamnophis butleri)
Garter snake, eastern (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis)
Garter snake, eastern plains (Thamnophis radix radix)
Green snake, eastern smooth (Opheodrys vernalis vernalis)
Green snake, rough (Opheodrys aestivus)
Hognosed snake, eastern (Heterodon platirhinos)
Kingsnake, black (Lampropeltis getula nigra)
Kirtland's snake (Clonophis kirtlandii)
Massasauga, eastern (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus)
Milk snake, eastern (Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum)
Queen snake (Regina septemvittata)
Racer, black (Coluber constrictor constrictor)
Racer, blue (Coluber constrictor foxii)
Rat snake, black (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta)
Rattlesnake, timber (Crotalus horridus horridus)
Red-bellied snake, northern (Storeria occipitomaculata)
Ribbon snake, eastern (Thamnophis sauritus sauritus)
Ribbon snake, northern (Thamnophis sauritus septentrionalis)
Ring-necked snake, northern (Diadophis punctatus edwardsii)
Smooth earth snake, eastern (Virginia valeriae valeriae)
Water snake, copperbelly (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)
Water snake, Lake Erie (Nerodia sipedon insularum)
Water snake, northern (Nerodia sipedon sipedon)
Worm snake, eastern (Carphophis amoenus amoenus)
Worm snake, midwest (Carphophis amoenus helenae)

TURTLES

Blanding's turtle (Emydoidea blandingii)
Box turtle, eastern (Terrapene carolina carolina)
Map turtle, common (Graptemys geographica)
Map turtle, Ouachita (Graptemys pseudogeographica ouachitensis)
Musk turtle, common (Sternotherus odoratus)
Painted turtle, midland (Chrysemys picta marginata)
Red-earred slider (Trachemys scripta elegans)
Smooth softshell, midland (Apalone mutica mutica)
Snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina serpentina)
Spiny softshell turtle, eastern (Apalone spinifera spinifera)
Spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata)

  SALAMANDERS

Blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale
Cave salamander (Eurycea lucifuga)
Dusky salamander, northern (Desmognathus fuscus fuscus)
Dusky salamander, mountain (Desmognathus ochrophaeus)
Four-toed salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum)
Green salamander (Aneides aeneus)
Hellbender, eastern (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis)
Jefferson salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum)
Longtail salamander (Eurycea longicauda longicauda)
Marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum)
Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus maculosus)
Mud salamander (Pseudotriton montanus)
Ravine salamander (Plethodon richmondi)
Redback salamander (Plethodon cinerus)
Red salamander, northern (Pseudotriton ruber ruber)
Red-spotted newt (Notophthalmus viridescens viridescens)
Slimy salamander, northern (Plethodon glutinosus)
Smallmouth salamander (Ambystoma texanum)
Spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)
Spotted salamander, blue (Ambystoma laterale)
Spring salamander, Kentucky (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus duryi)
Spring salamander, northern (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus)
Streamside salamander (Ambystoma barbouri)
Tiger salamander, eastern (Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum)
Two-lined salamander, northern (Eurycea bislineata)
Two-lined salamander, southern (Eurycea cirrigera)
Wehrle's salamander (Plethodon wehrlei)

 FROGS & TOADS

American toad (Bufo americanus)
Blanchard's cricket frog (Acris crepitans blanchardi)
Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana)
Chorus frog, western (Pseudacris triseriata triseriata)
Chorus frog, mountain (Pseudocris brachyphona)
Spring peeper, northern (Pseudocris crucifer crucifer)
Cope's gray treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis)
Fowler's toad (Bufo woodhousii fowleri)
Gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor)
Green frog (Rana clamitans melanota)
Leopard frog, northern (Rana pipiens)
Leopard frog, southern (Rana utricularia)
Pickerel frog (Rana palustris)
Spadefoot, eastern (Scaphiopus holbrookii)
Wood frog (Rana sylvatica)



(Red indicates endangered species)

Source: ODNR Div. of Wildlife