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Reptiles & Amphibians of Jokers Hill

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February 13, 2015

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AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF JOKERS HILL

King Township, Regional Municipality of York

C.S. Blaney and P.M. Kotanen*

*Correspondence author:
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of Toronto at Mississauga
e-mail: peter.kotanen@utoronto.ca

 

The following species were recorded during in 1997 or 1999 by C.S. Blaney and P.M. Kotanen, or by property manager William Fox between 1971 and the present. Blanding’s Turtle was added based on observations by Denon Start in 2014. See Blaney (1999) for details (Seed Bank Dynamics of Native and Exotic Plants in Open Uplands of Southern Ontario: M.Sc. Thesis, University of Toronto, Department of Botany).

Amphibians

AMBYSTOMATIDAE Mole Salamanders
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander
SALAMANDRIDAE Newts
Notopthalmus viridescens Red-spotted Newt
PLETHODONTIDAE Lungless Salamanders
Plethodon cinereus Red-backed Salamander
HYLIDAE Treefrogs
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog
RANIDAE True Frogs
Rana catesbiana Bull Frog
Rana clamitans Green Frog
Rana pipiens Leopard Frog
Rana sylvatica Wood Frog
BUFONIDAE Toads
Bufo americana American Toad

 

Reptiles

CHELYDRIDAE Snapping Turtles
Chelyra serpentina Snapping Turtle
EMYDIDAE Box and Water Turtles
Chrysemys picta Painted Turtle
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding’s Turtle
COLUBRIDAE Colubrid Snakes
Thamnophis sirtalis Garter Snake
Storeria occipitomaculata Red-bellied Snake
Diadophus punctatus Ring-necked Snake

 

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