The reticulated flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma bishopi) occurs in the Florida Panhandle from the Apalachicola River westward. The frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum) occurs in the Panhandle eastward of the Apalachicola River and in the northern counties of the peninsula. Find information on frosted and reticulated flatwoods salamanders in Florida.
The gopher frog (Lithobates capito) is a large frog that lives in gopher tortoise burrows and other small burrows. This species is rare throughout its range, which extends from the Coastal Plain of Southeastern Alabama to North Carolina. Though still protected in Florida, this species was delisted from the state imperiled species list in 2011. This species is currently being considered for federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Pine Barrens Treefrog
The Pine Barrens treefrog (Hyla andersonii) is a stout, green treefrog found in Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton and Holmes counties. Read about the ongoing population assessment of Pine Barrens treefrogs, browse publications on past research efforts and find links to more information about this species.
The striped newt (Notophthalmus perstriatus) is a salamander found only in southern Georgia and northern Florida. Find information on the recent statewide striped newt survey, publications on past research efforts and links to more online resources about this species.
Area Surveys Publications for Amphibians and Reptiles
Read publications about surveys for reptiles and amphibians on specific properties in Florida and publications about how to conduct surveys.
Harvest of Amphibians and Reptiles
Learn about the harvest of amphibians and reptiles in Florida for the pet trade, food and skins.