DEEP: Conservation Status Checklist

Conservation Status Checklist

Amphibians and Reptiles in Connecticut

E  = Endangered (CT statutory designation)

T  = Threatened (CT statutory designation)

SC  = Special Concern (CT statutory designation)

D  = Declining

[Note: All E/T/SC species are, by definition, "Declining"]

S  = Secure

U  = Uncertain Status

I  = Possibly Introduced

SALAMANDERS

__ Ambystoma jeffersonianum complex, Jefferson Salamander Complex, SC

__ Ambystoma laterale complex, Blue-spotted Salamander Complex, SC

__ Ambystoma laterale, Blue-spotted Salamander Diploid Populations, T

__ Ambystoma maculatum, Spotted Salamander, D

__ Ambystoma opacum, Marbled Salamander, D

__ Desmognathus fuscus, Northern Dusky Salamander, D

__ Eurycea bislineata, Northern Two-lined Salamander, S

__ Gyrinophilus p. porphyriticus, Northern Spring Salamander, T

__ Hemidactylium scutatum, Four-toed Salamander, S

__ Plethodon cinereus, Northern Redback Salamander, S

__ Plethodon glutinosus, Northern Slimy Salamander, T

__ Necturus maculosus, Common Mudpuppy, I

__ Notophthalmus v. viridescens, Red-spotted Newt, S

FROGS

__ Bufo a. americanus, Eastern American Toad, S

__ Bufo fowleri, Fowler's Toad, S

__ Hyla versicolor, Gray Treefrog, D

__ Pseudacris c. crucifer, Northern Spring Peeper, S

__ Rana catesbeiana, Bullfrog, S

__ Rana clamitans melanota, Green Frog, S

__ Rana palustris, Pickerel Frog, S

__ Rana pipiens, Northern Leopard Frog, SC

__ Rana sylvatica, Wood Frog, D

__ Scaphiopus holbrookii, Eastern Spadefoot, E

TURTLES

__ Caretta caretta, Loggerhead, T

__ Chelonia mydas, Green Turtle, T

__ Lepidochelys kempii, Atlantic Ridley, E

__ Chelydra s. serpentina, Common Snapping Turtle, S

__ Dermochelys coriacea, Leatherback, E

__ Chrysemys picta ssp., Painted Turtle, S

__ Clemmys guttata, Spotted Turtle, D

__ Clemmys insculpta, Wood Turtle, SC

__ Clemmys muhlenbergii, Bog Turtle, E

__ Malaclemys t. terrapin, Northern Diamondback Terrapin, S

__ Terrapene c. carolina, Eastern Box Turtle, SC

__ Sternotherus odoratus, Common Musk Turtle, S

LIZARDS

__ Eumeces fasciatus, Five-lined Skink, T

SNAKES

__ Carphophis a. amoenus, Eastern Worm Snake, S

__ Coluber c. constrictor, Northern Black Racer, D

__ Diadophis punctatus edwardsii, Northern Ringneck Snake, S

__ Elaphe o. obsoleta, Black Rat Snake, U

__ Heterodon platirhinos, Eastern Hognose Snake, SC

__ Lampropeltis t. triangulum, Eastern Milk Snake, S

__ Liochlorophis vernalis, Smooth Green Snake, U

__ Nerodia s. sipedon, Northern Water Snake, S

__ Storeria d. dekayi, Northern Brown Snake, S

__ Storeria o. occipitomaculata, Northern Redbelly Snake, S

__ Thamnophis s. sauritus, Eastern Ribbon Snake, SC

__ Thamnophis s. sirtalis, Eastern Garter Snake, S

__ Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen, Northern Copperhead, D

__ Crotalus horridus, Timber Rattlesnake, E

Amphibians and Reptiles in Connecticut