• Canoeists paddle by tree lined shores

    Saint Croix

    National Scenic Riverway WI,MN

Amphibians

a green and brown frog with black spots, sits on sand

A Leopard Frog pauses on a sandy shore

NPS Photo

A Checklist Of Amphibians Of The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Revised 2/26/2004

CAUDATA - salamanders
Proteidae - mudpuppies and waterdogs
___ Mudpuppy Necturus maculosus
Ambystomatidae - mole salamanders
___ Blue-spotted Salamander Ambystoma laterale
___ Spotted Salamander Ambystoma aculatum
___ Tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum
Salamandridae - newts
___ Eastern Newt / Red Eft Notophtalmus viridescens
Plethodontidae - lungless salamanders
___ Four-toed Salamander Hemidactylium scutatum
___ Eastern Red-backed Salamander Plethodon cinereus

SALIENTIA - frogs and toads
Bufonidae - toads
___ American Toad Bufo americanus
Hylidae - treefrogs
___ Western Chorus Frog Pseudacris triseriata
___ Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer
___ Cope's Gray Treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis
___ Gray Treefrog Hyla versicolor
Ranidae - true frogs
___ * Leopard Frog Rana pipiens
___ * Pickerel Frog Rana palustris
___ Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana
___ Green Frog Rana clamitans
___ Mink Frog Rana septentrionalis
___ * Wood Frog Rana sylvatica

* Population is listed as endangered, threatened, rare, or of special concern by state and/or federal agencies.

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