Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Mason County Amphibians and Reptiles

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Scientific Name Common Name
Ambystoma texanum Smallmouth Salamander
Ambystoma tigrinum Tiger Salamander
Siren intermedia Lesser Siren
Bufo americanus American Toad
Bufo fowleri Fowler's Toad
Acris crepitans Cricket Frog
Hyla versicolor- chrysoscelis Grey Treefrog Complex
Pseudacris streckeri Streker's Chorus Frog
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chrous Frog
Rana blairi Plains Leopard Frog
Rana catesbeiana Bullfrog
Rana clamitans Green Frog
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard Frog
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle
Macroclemys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle
Chrysemys picta Painted Turtle
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle
Graptemys geographica Map Turtle
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle
Trachemys scripta Slider
Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk Turtle
Apalone mutica Smooth Softshell
Apalone spinifera Spiny Shoftshell
Scincella lateralis Ground Skink
Cnemidophorus sexlineatus Six-Lined Racerunner
Coluber constrictor Racer
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck Snake
Elaphe vulpina Fox Snake
Heterodon nasicus Western Hognose Snake
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose Snake
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake
Nerodia rhombifer Diamondback Water Snake
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water Snake
Pituophis melanoleucus Bull Snake
Storeria dekayi Brown Snake
Thamnophis radix Plains Garter Snake
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Garter Snake