Dynamic Dunes Reptile Collection

Below is a list of reptiles in our collection. You may view the reptiles we have found from Presque Isle or reptiles we found from other locations throughout Pennsylvania. The lists can be sorted by clicking on the column heading.

Qualified researchers may apply for a user ID and password for detailed collection information by sending an email to dunes@psu.edu.

OrderFamilyFamily Common NameSpeciesAuthorSpecies Common NameCountyCollection Count
SquamataColubridaeTypical SnakesNerodia sipedon(Linnaeus)Common WatersnakeErie3
SquamataColubridaeTypical SnakesStoreria dekayi(Holbrook)Dekay's BrownsnakeErie1
SquamataColubridaeTypical SnakesThamnophis sauritusRossmanEastern RibbonsnakeErie1
SquamataColubridaeTypical SnakesThamnophis sirtalis(Linnaeus)Common GartersnakeErie2
TestudinesChelydridaeSnapping TurtlesChelydra serpentina(Linnaeus)Snapping TurtleErie1
TestudinesEmydidaePond TurtlesChrysemys pictaAgassizPainted TurtleErie2
TestudinesEmydidaePond TurtlesClemmys guttata(Schneider)Spotted TurtleErie1
TestudinesEmydidaePond TurtlesEmydoidea blandingii(Holbrook)Blanding's TurtleErie8
TestudinesEmydidaePond TurtlesGraptemys geographica(Lesueur)Northern Map TurtleErie4
TestudinesEmydidaePond TurtlesTrachemys scripta elegans(Wied-Neuwied)Red-eared SliderErie1
TestudinesKinosternidaeMusk and Mud TurtlesSternotherus odoratus(Latreille in Sonnini and Latreille)Eastern Musk TurtleUnincorporated Territory1
TestudinesTrionychidaeSoftshell TurtlesApalone spinifera(Lesueur)Spiny Softshell TurtleErie2