Amphibians and Reptiles in West Virginia


 Δ Salamanders
 Δ Frogs & Toads


 Δ Turtles
 Δ Lizards
Δ Snakes

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There are currently 87 species of amphibians and reptiles in West Virginia. There are 34 salamander species, 14 frog and toad species, 13 turtle species, 6 lizard species, and 20 species of snakes. 

Two species are endemic to West Virginia: the Cheat Mountain salamander (Plethodon nettingi) and the West Virginia spring salamander (Gyrinophilus subterraneus).

Choose from the groups to the left to see a list of species and to learn about the natural history and distribution of each.