Great Dismal Swamp

Animals

brochure Great Dismal Swamp - Animals

Animals at Great Dismal Swamp (NWR) in North Carolina and Virginia. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Snakes Toads and Frogs Brown water snake................................Nerodia taxispilota Red-bellied water snake...................Nerodia erythrogaster erythrogaster Northern water snake...................Nerodia sipedon sipedon Northern brown snake... ..................Storeria dekayi dekayi Northern red-bellied snake.........Storeria occipitomaculata occipitamaculata Eastern ribbon snake.............Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern garter snake.................Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern earth snake.....................Virginia valeriae valeriae Eastern hognose snake...Heterodon platirhinos platirhinos Southern ringneck snake....Diadophis punctatus punctatus Eastern worm snake............Carphophis amoenus amoenus Eastern mud snake....................Farancia abacura abacura Northern black Racer.........Coluber constrictor constrictor Rough green snake................................Opheodrys aestivus Black rat snake.............................Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Eastern king Snake...................Lampropeltis getula getula Scarlet king snake.........................Lampropeltis elapsoides Southern copperhead......Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix Eastern cottonmouth......Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus Canebrake rattlesnake.......Crtotalus horridus articaudatus Rainbow snake......Farancia erytrogramma erytrogramma Eastern spadefoot..............Scaphiopus holbrooki holbrooki American toad...........................................Bufo americanus Southern toad................................................Bufo terrestris Fowler’s toad................................Bufo woodhousii fowleri Oak toad.......................................................Bufo quercicus Spring peeper........................................Pseudacris crucifer Pinewoods tree frog......................................Hyla femoralis Squirrel tree frog...........................................Hyla squirella Gray tree frog..............................................Hyla versicolor Little grass frog....................................Pseudacris ocularis Upland chorus frog..............Pseudacris triseriata feriarum Brimley’s chorus frog..........................Pseudacris brimleyi Southern cricket frog...........................Acris gryllus gryllus Bullfrog....................................................Rana catesbeiana Carpenter frog.............................................Rana virgatipes Green frog...................................Rana clamitans melanota Southern leopard frog................................Rana utricularia Eastern narrow-mouthed frog....Gastrophyme carolinensis Turtles Common snapping turtle.....Cheldra serpentina serpentina Stinkpot............................................Sternotherus odoratus Eastern mud turtle.......Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum Spotted turtle.............................................Clemmys guttata Eastern box turtle....................Terrepene carolina carolina Eastern painted turtle........................Chrysemys picta picta Yellow-bellied turtle..................Trachemys scripta scripta Red-bellied turtle............................Psuedemys rubriventris Lizards Northern fence lizard...Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus Ground skink...........................................Scincella lateralis Five-lined skink......................................Eumeces fasciatus Broadheaded skink...................................Eumeces laticeps Southeastern five-lined skink............Eumeces inexpectatus U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Animals of the Great Dismal Swamp Salamanders Greater siren.................................................Siren lacertina Two-toed amphiuma................................Amphiuma means Marbled salamander.............................Ambystoma opacum Red-backed salamander..........Plethodon cinereus cinereus Slimy salamander...............................Plethodon glutinosus Many-lined salamander.................Stereochilus marginatus Southern two-lined salamander..............Eurycea bislineata cirrgera Note: This list may be incomplete. Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge 3100 Desert Road Suffolk, VA 23434 (757) 986-3705 (757) 986-2353 fax www.greatdismalswamp.fws.gov www.facebook.com/greatdismalswamp Bobcat (Lynx rufus) Mammals Fish Opossum.............................................Didelphis virginiana Least shrew.................................................Cryptotis parva Eastern mole..........................................Scalopus aquaticus Star nosed mole......................................Condylura cristata Southeastern long-tailed shrew..............Condylura cristata Greater short-tailed shrew.....................Blarina brevicauda telmalestes Northern long-eared myotis..............Myotis septentrionalis Eastern pipistrelle..............................Pipistrellus subflavus Evening bat.........................................Nycticeius humeralis Northern red bat.......................................Lasiurus borealis Southeastern myotis..........................Myotis austnoriparius Hoary bat….............................................Lasiurus cinereus Eastern big-eared bat...........................Plecotus rafinesquci Eastern cottontail.................................Sylviagus floridanus Marsh rabbit...........................................Sylviagus palustris Eastern chipmunk........................................Tamias striatus Gray squirrel........................................Sciurus carolinensis Southern flying squirrel..........................Glaucomys volans Beaver.....................................................Castor canadensis Marsh rice rat........................................Oryzomys palustris Eastern harvest mouse.................Reithrodontomys humulis Cotton mouse.................................Peromyscus gossypinus White-footed mouse..........................Peromyscus leucopus Golden mouse......................................Ochrotomys nuttalli Southern bog lemming.........Synaptomys cooperi helaletes Muskrat..................................................Ondatra zibethicas Meadow vole................................Mircotus pennsylvanicus Gray fox......................................Urocyon cineroargenteus Red fox...........................................................Vulpes vulpes Black bear................................................Ursus amercanus Raccoon.........................................................Procyon lotor Mink...............................................................Mustela vison River otter….............................................Lutra canadensis Bobcat.................................................................Lynx rufus Striped skunk...........................................Mephitis mephitis Long-tailed weasel......................................Mustela frenata White-tailed deer............................Odocoileus virginianus Longnose gar…......................................Lepisosteus osseus Bowfin…............................................................Amia calva Redfin pickerel….....................................Esox Americanus Chain pickerel….................................................Esox niger Golden shiner…..........................Notemigonus crysoleucas White catfish…...........................................Ameiurus catus Channel catfish….................................Ictakurus punctatus Yellow bullhead…....................................Ameiurus natalis Brown bullhead…................................Ameiurus nebulosus American eel….........................................Anquilla rostrata Mosquitofish…...................................Gambusia holbrooki Swampfish….......................................Chologaster comuta Pirate perch…..................................Aphredoderus sayanus Mud sunfish…..................................Acantharchus pomotis Flier….........................................Centrarchus marcopterus Warmouth…..............................................Lepomis gulosus Bluespotted sunfish….................Enneacanthus gloriousus Banded sunfish…..............................Enneacanthus obesus Redbreast sunfish…...................................Lepomis auritus Pumpkinseed….......................................Lepomis gibbosus Bluegill…...........................................Lepomis microchirus Largemouth bass.............................Micropterus salmoides Black crappie…............................Pomoxis nigromaculatus Eastern swamp darter…....................Etheostoma fusiforme Yellow perch….........................................Perca flavescens Eastern mudminnow..................................Umbra pygmaea Creek chubsucker..................................Erimyzon oblongus Butterflies Pipe vine swallowtail..................................Battus philenor Zebra swallowtail.................................Eurytides marcellus Black swallowtail....................................Papilio polyxenes Eastern tiger swallowtail.............................Papilio glaucus Spicebush swallowtail...................................Papilio troilus Palamedes swallowtail...........................Papilio palamedes Cabbage white..................................................Pieris rapae Clouded sulphur.........................................Colias philodice Orange sulphur..........................................Colia eurytheme Cloudless sulphur........................................Phoebis sennae Sleepy orange.............................................Eurema nicippe Great purple hairstreak.................................Atlides halesus Striped hairstreak.....................................Satyrium liparops Hessel’s hairstreak..................................Callophrys hesseli Gray hairstreak..........................................Strymon melinus Red-banded hairstreak............................Calycopis cecrops Eastern tailed-blue.....................................Everes comyntas Spring azure..............................................Celastrina ladon Gulf fritillary............................................Agraulis vanillae Variegated fritillary.................................Eutopieta claudia Great spangled fritillary..............................Speyeria cybele Pearl crescent............................................Phyciodes tharos Question mark..............................Polygonia interrogations Eastern comma........................................Polygonia comma American painted lady........................Vanessa virginiensis Red admiral..............................................Vanessa atalanta Common buckeye........................................Junonia coenia Red-spotted purple..................Limenitis arthemis astyanax Viceroy.................................................Limenitis archippus Southern pearly-eye................................Enodia portlandia Carolina satyr................................Hermeuptychia sosybius Little wood-satyr.........................................Megisto cymela Common wood-nymph............................Cercyonis pegala Monarch..................................................Danaus plexippus Skippers Silver-spotted skipper.............................Epargyreus clarus Southern cloudywing.............................Thorybes bathyllus Confused cloudywing.............................Thorybes confusis Juvenal’s duskywing................................Erynnis juvenalis Horace’s duskywing..................................Erynnis horatius Southern skipperling............................Copaeodes minimus Clouded skipper............................................Lerema accius Delaware skipper......................................Anatrytone logan Duke’s skipper.............................................Euphyes dukesi Hobomok skipper.....................................Poanes hobomok Zabulon skipper..........................................Poanes zabulon Yehl skipper......................................................Poanes yehl Dun skipper.................................................Euphyes vestris Lace-winged roadside skipper.....Amblyscrites aesculapius Carolina roadside skipper.................Amblyscrites carolina Reversed roadside skipper..................Amblyscrites reversa

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