Amphibians and Reptiles found in Massachusetts

Being from Berkshire County, I decided to piece together a guide for Massachusetts for those who are interested in learning information about and identifying the amphibians and reptiles of Massachusetts. If a particular subspecies has been found in Massachusetts and it is not listed ...more ↓

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Jefferson Salamander 1
Ambystoma jeffersonianum
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Blue-spotted Salamander 2
Ambystoma laterale
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Mudpuppy 2
Necturus maculosus
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Spring Salamander 1
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus
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Dusky Salamander 3
Desmognathus fuscus
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Marbled Salamander 4
Ambystoma opacum
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Eastern Newt 5
Notophthalmus viridescens
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Four-toed Salamander 6
Hemidactylium scutatum
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Eastern Red-backed Salamander 7
Plethodon cinereus
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Spotted Salamander 1
Ambystoma maculatum
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Northern Two-lined Salamander 3
Eurycea bislineata
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American Toad 8
Anaxyrus americanus
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Eastern Spadefoot 9
Scaphiopus holbrookii
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Fowler's Toad 4
Anaxyrus fowleri
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Spring Peeper 1
Pseudacris crucifer
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Gray Treefrog 10
Hyla versicolor
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American Bullfrog 11
Lithobates catesbeianus
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Green Frog 12
Lithobates clamitans
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Pickerel Frog 5
Lithobates palustris
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Northern Leopard Frog 13
Lithobates pipiens
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Wood Frog 14
Lithobates sylvaticus
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Snapping Turtle 15
Chelydra serpentina
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Common Musk Turtle 16
Sternotherus odoratus
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Spotted Turtle 1
Clemmys guttata
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Eastern Painted Turtle 17
Chrysemys picta
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Wood Turtle 2
Glyptemys insculpta
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Bog Turtle 1
Glyptemys muhlenbergii
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Northern Diamondback Terrapin 1
Malaclemys terrapin
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Blanding's Turtle 18
Emydoidea blandingii
240px northern red bellied turtle extending reach on june 11
Northern Red-bellied Cooter 19
Pseudemys rubriventris
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Loggerhead Sea Turtle 20
Caretta caretta
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Hawksbill 21
Eretmochelys imbricata
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Eastern Worm Snake 22
Carphophis amoenus
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Green Turtle 23
Chelonia mydas
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Common Five-lined Skink 24
Plestiodon fasciatus
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Racer 25
Coluber constrictor
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Ringneck Snake 26
Diadophis punctatus
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Kemp's Ridley 27
Lepidochelys kempii
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Eastern Hognose Snake 28
Heterodon platirhinos
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Milk Snake 29
Lampropeltis triangulum
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Leatherback Sea Turtle 30
Dermochelys coriacea
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Eastern Rat Snake 31
Pantherophis alleghaniensis
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Northern Watersnake 32
Nerodia sipedon
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Smooth Greensnake 33
Opheodrys vernalis
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Redbelly Snake 1
Storeria occipitomaculata
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Eastern Ribbon Snake 34
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus
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Common Garter Snake 20
Thamnophis sirtalis
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Copperhead 35
Agkistrodon contortrix
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Timber Rattlesnake 36
Crotalus horridus
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Brown Snake 37
Storeria dekayi
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Eastern Box Turtle 38
Terrapene carolina carolina

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