Showy Lady Slipper
Photo by Betty Campbell
Amphibians and Reptiles of Larose Forest

Red Eft - the terrestrial stage of the Red-spotted NewtChristine Hanrahan, Stephen Darbyshire, and Manon Besner

18 species (July 2010)

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Photos of amphibians and reptiles


Salamanders

Ambystoma maculatum — Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma laterale — Blue-spotted Salamander
Notophthalmus viridescens — Red-spotted Newt (photo above right shows terrestrial stage)
Plethodon cinereus — Eastern Red-back Salamander
Hemidactylium scutatum — Four-toed Salamander (photo below)

Four-toed Salamander

Toads and frogs

Bufo americanus — American Toad
Hyla crucifer — Spring Peeper
Hyla versicolor — Gray Treefrog
Pseudacris triseriata triseriata — Chorus Frog
Rana sylvatica — Wood Frog
Rana pipiens — Northern Leopard Frog
Rana clamitans — Green Frog
Rana catesbeiana — Bullfrog

Turtles

Chelydra serpentina — Snapping Turtle (photo below)
Chrysemys picta — Midland Painted Turtle
Emydoidea blandingi — Blanding's Turtle

Snapping Turtle

Snakes

Storeria occipitomaculata — Northern Redbelly Snake
Thamnophis sirtalis — Eastern Garter Snake



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