Howard County Results from Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas (Charts)

Howard County Amphibian & Reptile Atlas (HARA)

Continuation of the 2010-2014 Maryland Amphibian & Reptile Atlas (MARA) in Howard County


The charts below show which blocks have a report of the species and which blocks have verification of the species.

DA - Damascus, WO = Woodbine, SY = Sykesville, EC = Ellicott City,
SA = Sandy Spring, CL = Clarksville, SV = Savage.

In the charts:

Reports in YELLOW.

Verified records in LIME.

Howard records in AQUA.


There are four charts:

  1. Turtles & Lizards
  2. Snakes
  3. Salamanders
  4. Toads & Frogs


Exotics
are not shown:

  • Gopher Tortoise
  • Allegator Snapping Turtle
  • Boa Constrictor
  • Brown Anole


Colors used in the block summary
at the bottom (red & green)
have not been changed. The criteria
are the same.

Below is an outline map of Howard County,
showing the blocks that are being covered:

MARA Howard County Block Outline Map with County Boundaries
Dam Woodbine Sykesville Ellicott City Sandy
Spring
Clarksville Savage

TURTLES

NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE CW SW SE NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE
E. Musk Turtle
E. Mud Turtle
E. Box Turtle
Spotted Turtle
Wood Turtle
False Map Turtle
E. Painted Turtle
Red-eared Slider
E. Snapping Turtle
N. Red-bellied Cooter

LIZARDS

E. Fence Lizard
Common Five-lined Skink
Dam Woodbine Sykesville Ellicott City Sandy
Spring
Clarksville Savage

SNAKES

NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE CW SW SE NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE
N. Watersnake
Queen Snake
E. Smooth Earthsnake
N. Brownsnake
N. Red-bellied Snake
E. Gartersnake
Common Ribbonsnake
N. Ring-necked Snake
E. Wormsnake
N. Rough Greensnake
E. Hog-nosed Snake
N. Black Racer
Red Cornsnake
E. Ratsnake
Mole Kingsnake
E. Kingsnake
E. Milksnake
N. Scarletsnake
N. Copperhead
Dam Woodbine Sykesville Ellicott City Sandy
Spring
Clarksville Savage

SALAMANDERS

NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE CW SW SE NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE
Marbled Salamander
Spotted Salamander
Red-spotted Newt
E. Red-backed Salamander
N. Slimy Salamander
N. Dusky Salamander
N. Red Salamander
N. Spring Salamander
N. Two-lined Salamander
Long-tailed Salamander
Four-toed Salamander

TOADS

NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE CW SW SE NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE
Eastern Spadefoot
American Toad
Fowler's Toad

FROGS

Upland Chorus Frog
Spring Peeper
E. Cricket Frog
Green Treefrog
Cope's Gray Treefrog
Gray Treefrog
Wood Frog
Southern Leopard Frog
Pickerel Frog
N. Green Frog
American Bullfrog

BLOCK SUMMARY

0=White 1-5=Yellow 6-10=Green >10=Red
Dam Woodbine Sykesville Ellicott City Sandy
Spring
Clarksville Savage
NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE CW SW SE NE NW NE CW CE SW SE NW NE CW CE SW SE

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