Amphibians and Reptiles of South Dakota

Welcome to the Amphibians and Reptiles of South Dakota! Here, you will find species accounts for all 45 species of amphibians and reptiles found in the state. We encourage the use of this website as a tool to provide information about South Dakota amphibians and reptiles and to assist in their identification. Should users have questions about identifications of amphibians or reptiles or content found on this website, please contact me.


20 March 2017

  • funding awarded from a Wildlife Diversity Small Grant awarded through South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks

23 February 2017

  • added specimen records from UWSP and UWZM

Number of known species per county in South Dakota. Map generated from data collected from voucher specimens and photographic records. See About for additional information.

Frogs and Toads