Species Guide

Species Guide

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Here is a list of herps you may expect to find in the Rutgers Ecological Preserve.

| Frogs & Toads | Salamanders | Lizards | Snakes | Turtles |

American Toad Bufo americanus
Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana
Fowler’s Toad Bufo woodhousii fowleri
Green Frog Rana clamitans melanota
Upland Chorus Frog Pseudacris triseriata kalmi
Northern Cricket Frog Acris c. crepitans
Northern Gray Treefrog Hyla versicolor
Northern Spring Peeper Pseudacris c. crucifer
Southern Leopard Frog Rana utricularia
Wood Frog Rana sylvatica

Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus f. fuscus
Northern Red Salamander Pseudotriton r. ruber
Northern Slimy Salamander Plethodon glutinosus
Northern Two-lined Salamander Eurycea bislineata
Redback Salamander Plethodon cinereus
Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus v. viridescens

Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus
Northern Fence Lizard Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus

Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis s. sirtalis
Eastern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis s. sauritus
Eastern Milk Snake Lampropeltis t. triangulum
Eastern Smooth Earth Snake Virginia v. valeriae
Eastern Worm Snake Carphophis a. amoenus
Northern Black Racer Coluber c. constrictor
Northern Brown Snake Storeria d. dekayi
Northern Water Snake Nerodia s. sipedon

Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene c. carolina