Identification of snakes, lizards, salamanders, and turtles is fun but at times can be challenging. This portion of the site is designed to help you make a fast and reliable identification of the herptofauna native to Nebraska.

Please note that this site does NOT contain information on non-native species. Questions about non-native species should be submitted to our Contact the Expert page.

Click the link for the type of animal you wish to identify.

Plains Leopard frog
Plains leopard frog.
Milk snake
Milk snake coloration is red band touching the black band.