2016 VHS Email Identification Results

During 2016 the Virginia Herpetological Society's Email Identification Team, identified
many native amphibians and reptiles. Below is a breakdown of these identifications.

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Snakes Lizards Turtles Frogs Salamanders All Herps

FROGS

Virginia is home to 28 species of frogs and toads.

SALAMANDERS

We have a large diversity of salamanders consisting of 56 different species and subspecies.

LIZARDS

Virginia is home to 9 native lizard species and two introduced species, the Mediterranean Gecko and the Italian Wall Lizard.

SNAKES

The Commonwealth is home to 34 species and subspecies of snake. Only 3 species are venomous.

TURTLES

Virginia has 25 species and subspecies of turtle. Five of these species are sea turtle.

BOX TURTLE REPORTING

SPADEFOOT REPORTING

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