Amphibians

Marbled salamander

Marbled salamander

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Amphibians Known to Occur in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Salamanders

Family Ambystomatidae – Mole salamanders

Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted salamander)

Ambystoma opacum (Marbled salamander)

Family Salamandridae – True salamanders

Notophthalmus viridescens (Red-spotted newt)

Family Plethodontidae – Lungless salamanders

Aneides aeneus(Green salamander)

Desmognathus fuscus (Northern dusky salamander)

Desmognathus monticola (Seal salamander)

Desmognathus welteri (Black Mountain salamander)

Eurycea bislineata (Northern two-lined salamander)

Eurycea longicauda(Longtail salamander)

Eurycea lucifuga(Cave salamander)

Gyrinophilus porphyriticus (Kentucky spring salamander)

Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed salamander)

Plethodon glutinosus (Northern slimy salamander)

Plethodon richmondi (Ravine salamander)

Pseudotriton montanus (Eastern mud salamander)

Pseudotriton ruber (Blue Ridge red salamander)

Frogs and Toads

Family Ranidae – True frogs

Rana catesbeiana (Bull frog)

Rana clamitans(Northern green frog)

Rana palustris (Pickeral frog)

Rana sylvatica (Wood frog)

Family Bufonidae – True toads

Bufo americanus (American toad)

Bufo fowleri (Fowler’s toad)

Family Hylidae – Tree frogs

Hyla versicolor (Gray treefrog)

Pseudacris brachyphona (Mountain chorus frog)

Pseudacris crucifer (Northern spring peeper)

Pseudacris feriarum (Upland chorus frog)


Taxonomic nomenclature from http://www.dgif.state.va.us/wildlife/

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