Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky Herp List
May 2004
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Lizards
PhrynosomatidaeSpiny Lizards
Sceloporus undulatus
Eastern Fence Lizard
ScincidaeSkinks
Plestiodon fasciatus
Common Five-lined Skink
new species
Plestiodon inexpectatus
Southeastern Five-lined Skink
Plestiodon laticeps
Broad-headed Skink
new species
Snakes
DipsadidaeRear-fanged Snakes
Carphophis amoenus amoenus
Eastern Wormsnake
new subspecies
NatriciidaeHarmless Live-bearing Snakes
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer
Northern Diamond-backed Watersnake
new species
Nerodia sipedon pleuralis
Midland Watersnake
new species
Nerodia sipedon sipedon
Common Watersnake
new subspecies
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
Eastern Gartersnake
Turtles and Tortoises
ChelydridaeSnapping Turtles
Chelydra serpentina
Snapping Turtle
EmydidaeBox and Pond Turtles
Pseudemys concinna floridana
Coastal Plain Cooter
new species
Frogs and Toads
BufonidaeTrue Toads
Anaxyrus americanus charlesmithi
Dwarf American Toad
new subspecies
Anaxyrus fowleri
Fowler’s Toad
new species
Anaxyrus terrestris
Southern Toad
HylidaeTreefrogs
Acris crepitans
Eastern Cricket Frog
new species
Acris gryllus
Southern Cricket Frog
Hyla femoralis
Pine Woods Treefrog
new species
RanidaeTrue Frogs
Lithobates heckscheri
River Frog
new species
Lithobates sphenocephalus utricularius
Southern Leopard Frog
new subspecies
Salamanders and Newts
PlethodontidaeLungless Salamanders
Desmognathus conanti
Spotted Dusky Salamander
new species
Desmognathus marmoratus
Shovel-nosed Salamander
new species
Desmognathus monticola
Seal Salamander
new species
Desmognathus ocoee
Ocoee Salamander
new species
Desmognathus quadramaculatus
Black-bellied Salamander
new species
Desmognathus wrighti
Pygmy Salamander
new species
Eurycea cirrigera
Southern Two-lined Salamander
new species
Eurycea guttolineata
Three-lined Salamander
new species
Eurycea wilderae
Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander
new species
Plethodon chattahoochee
Chattahoochee Slimy Salamander
new species
Plethodon jordani
Red-cheeked Salamander
new species
Plethodon mississippi
Mississippi Slimy Salamander
new species
SalamandridaeNewts and Fire Salamanders
Summary
Lizards:
Snakes:
Turtles and Tortoises:
Frogs and Toads:
Salamanders and Newts:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
4
5
2
9
13
33
22
4