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Amphibian and Reptile Checklists of the United States

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky


___ Mudpuppy                           Necturus maculosus
___ Hellbender                         Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis
___ Red Spotted Newt                   Notophthalmus viridescens viridescens
___ Jefferson Salamander               Ambystoma jeffersonianum
___ Spotted Salamander                 Ambystoma maculatum
___ Marbled Salamander                 Ambystoma opacum
___ Tiger Salamander                   Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum
___ Zigzag Salamander                  Plethodon dorsalis dorsalis
___ Slimy Salamander                   Plethodon glutinosus glutinosus
___ Eastern Mud Salamander             Pseudotriton montanus montanus
___ Northern Red Salamander            Pseudotriton ruber ruber
___ Northern Two-lined Salamander      Eurycea bislineata bislineata ssp.
___ Long-tailed Salamander             Eurycea longicauda longicauda
___ Cave Salamander                    Eurycea lucifuga
___ Northern Dusky Salamander          Desmognathus fuscus fuscus
___ Small-mouthed Salamander           Ambystoma texanum

TOADS ___ Eastern Spadefoot Toad Scaphiopus holbrooki holbrooki ___ American Toad Bufo americanus ssp. ___ Fowler's Toad Bufo woodhousei fowleri
FROGS ___ Southern Cricket Frog Acris gryllus gryllus ___ Mountain Chorus Frog Pseudacris brachyphona ___ Spring Peeper Hyla crucifer ssp. ___ Gray Treefrog Hyla versicolor ___ Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana ___ Green Frog Rana clamitans melanota ___ Pickerel Frog Rana palustris ___ Leopard Frog Rana pipiens ___ Wood Frog Rana sylvatica ___ Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Gastrophryne carolinensis
LIZARDS ___ Fence Lizard Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus ssp. ___ Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus ssp. ___ Six-lined Racerunner Cnemidophotus sexlineatus sexlineatus ssp. ___ Ground Skink Leiolopisma laterale ___ Coal Lizard Eumeces anthracinus ssp. ___ Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus ___ Broad-headed Skink Eumeces laticeps
TURTLES ___ Stinkpot Sternotherus odoratus ___ Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina ___ Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina carolina ___ Map Turtle Graptemys geographica ___ Slider Chrysemys concinna heiroglyphica ___ Red Eared Turtle Chrysemys scripta elegans ___ Smooth Softshell Turtle Trionyx muticus ___ Eastern Spiny Softshell Trionyx spiniferus
SNAKES ___ Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus amoenus ssp. ___ Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus edwardsi ___ Hognose Snake Heterodon platyrhinos ___ Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus ___ Northern Black Racer Coluber constrictor constrictor ___ Gray Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta spiloides ___ Northern Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus ___ Prairie King Snake Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster ___ Scarlet King Snake Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides ___ Black King Snake Lampropeltis getulus niger ___ Eastern Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum ___ Scarlet Snake Cemophora coccinea ssp. ___ Northern Water Snake Natrix sipedon sipedon ___ Northern Brown Snake Storeria dekayi dekayi ___ Red-bellied Snake Storeria occipitomaculata ___ Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis ___ Butler's Garter Snake Thamnophis butleri ___ Eastern Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus sauritus ___ Southeastern Crowned Snake Tantilla coronata ___ Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix ___ Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus horridus
This resource is based on the following source:
National Park Service.  1992.  Checklist of reptiles and amphibians of Mammoth 
     Cave National Park.  National Park Service.  1 page.
This resource should be cited as:
National Park Service.  1992.  Checklist of reptiles and amphibians of Mammoth 
     Cave National Park.  National Park Service.  1 page.  Jamestown, ND: 
     Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     (Version 22MAY98).

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