Amphibians of Houston, TX and Vicinity

Toads: Family Bufonidae
HOUSTON TOAD Bufo houstonensis
TEXAS TOAD Bufo speciosus
GULF COAST TOAD Bufo valliceps valliceps
EAST TEXAS TOAD Bufo velatus

Treefrogs And Relatives: Family Hylidae
BLANCHARD'S CRICKET FROG Acris crepitans blanchardi
NORTHERN CRICKET FROG Acris crepitans crepitans
COASTAL CRICKET FROG Acris crepitans paludicola
GREEN TREEFROG Hyla cinerea
COPE'S GRAY TREEFROG Hyla chrysoscelis
SQUIRREL TREEFROG Hyla squirella
GRAY TREEFROG Hyla versicolor
SPOTTED CHORUS FROG Pseudacris clarkii
NORTHERN SPRING PEEPER Pseudacris crucifer crucifer
STRECKER'S CHORUS FROG Pseudacris streckeri
UPLAND CHORUS FROG Pseudacris triseriata feriarum

Tropical Frogs: Family Leptodactylidae
RIO GRANDE CHIRPING FROG Syrrhophus cystignathoides campi

Narrowmouth Toads: Family Microhylidae
EASTERN NARROWMOUTH TOAD Gastrophryne carolinensis
GREAT PLAINS NARROWMOUTH TOAD Gastrophryne olivacea

Spadefoot Toads: Family Pelobatidae
COUCH'S SPADEFOOT TOAD Scaphiopus couchii
HURTER'S SPADEFOOT TOAD Scaphiopus hurterii

True Frogs: Family Ranidae
SOUTHERN CRAWFISH FROG Rana areolata areolata
BULLFROG Rana catesbeiana
BRONZE FROG Rana clamitans clamitans
PICKEREL FROG Rana palustris
SOUTHERN LEOPARD FROG Rana sphenocephala

Mole Salamanders: Family Ambystomatidae
SPOTTED SALAMANDER Ambystoma maculatum
MARBLED SALAMANDER Ambystoma opacum
MOLE SALAMANDER Ambystoma talpoideum
SMALLMOUTH SALAMANDER Ambystoma texanum
EASTERN TIGER SALAMANDER Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum

Amphiumas: Family Amphiumidae
THREE-TOED AMPHIUMA Amphiuma tridactylum

Mudpuppies: Family Proteidae
GULF COAST WATERDOG Necturus beyeri

Lungless Salamanders: Family Plethodontidae
SOUTHERN DUSKY SALAMANDER Desmognathus auriculatus
DWARF SALAMANDER Eurycea quadridigitata

Newts: Family Salamandridae
CENTRAL NEWT Notophthalmus viridescens

Sirens: Family Sirenidae
WESTERN LESSER SIREN Siren intermedia nettingi

UNKNOWN SALAMANDER LARVA

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Biota of Houston, TX and Vicinity

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