Reptiles and Amphibians

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Texas Garter Snake, Spring Creek Preserve

April 5, 2003

Blanchard's Cricket Frog                               Ornate Box Turtle                            

Southern  Copperhead - Fred E. Harris section


Rough Green Snake




Juvenile Blotched Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster). Thanks to
Matthew Abernathy for the correction.
Education Programmer
Jesse H Jones Park and Nature Center
Humble, TX  77338


Texas Rat Snake about 5' long

Prairie Creek Park, Richardson, Texas



Western Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma)

Caddo National Grasslands nr. Lake Fannin

Thanks to Shaun Hayes for helping to find and identify some of these species.

Blanchard's Cricket Frog (Acris crepitans blanchardi)
Southern Leopard Frog (Rana utricularia)

Green Tree Frog (Hyla cineria)
Gulf Coast Toad (Bufo valliceps)
Woodhouse's Toad (Bufo woodhousii woodhousii)
Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad (Gastrophryne carolinensis)
Bullfrog (Rana catesbeianna)

Green Frog (Rana clamitans) added Aug. 30, 2009


Five-Lined Skink (Eumeces fasciatus)

Broad-headed Skink (Eumeces laticeps)
Ground Skink (Scincella lateralis)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)

Ornate Box Turtle(Terrapene ornata ornata)
Spiny Softshell (Apalone spinifera pallidus)
Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta)

Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)

Common Musk Turtle, aka Stinkpot (Sternotherus odoratus)

Eastern River Cooter (Pseudemys concinna)

Southern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix)
Diamondback Water Snake (Nerodia rhomibifera rhombifera)
Blotched Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster transversa)
Texas Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis annectens)

Lined Snake (Tropidoclonium lineatum)
Western Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis proximus proximus)
Texas Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta lindheimeri)
Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus)

Rough Earth Snake (Virginia striatula)

Blanchard's Cricket Frog courtesy of Dallas Morning News. 
Helen Jau, Staff Photographer 
March 8, 2000

If you identify any frogs or frog calls, please submit date, time, location to Frog Watch, USA. This site also has citizen's monitoring protocols, field sheets, frog photos, frog calls, and links to other frog sites: 



Snake Tracks - The Worlds Largest Snake Enthusiast Website. Visit our site for care sheets, species information, field herping information, breeding, captive care, and our extensive list of snake enthusiast forums.  

Dallas-Fort Worth Herpetological Society

Herps of Texas

Texas Amphibian Watch

Amphibians and Reptiles of Dallas County -check list

Reptiles and Amphibians of Dallas Metroplex


Exploratorium Frog Tracker

Frog Watch USA

Frog Web

Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force


Frog Watch news article below (click to enlarge)


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