Table Bc05: Amphibians Found in the Elk River Basin

Table Bc05: Amphibians Found in the Elk River Basin

Common Name Scientific Name Range
Ringed salamander Ambystoma annulatum Basinwide
Spotted salamander Ambystoma maculatum Basinwide
Marbled salamander Ambystoma opacum Eastern counties of the basin
Smallmouth salamander Ambystoma texanum Western counties of the basin
Eastern tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum Basinwide
Central newt Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis Basinwide
Longtail salamander Eurycea longicauda Basinwide
Cave salamander Eurycea lucifuga Basinwide
Graybelly salamander Eurycea multiplicata griseogaster Basinwide
Oklahoma salamander Eurycea tynerensis Basinwide
Ozark zigzag salamander Plethodon dorsalis angusticlavius Basinwide
Slimy salamander Plethodon glutinosus glutinosus Basinwide
Grotto salamander Typhlotriton spelaeus Basinwide
Red River mudpuppy Necturus maculosis louisianensis Basinwide
Dwarf American toad Bufo americanus charlesmithi Basinwide
Fowler’s toad Bufo woodhousei fowleri Basinwide
Woodhouse’s toad Bufo woodhousei woodhousei possibly in Newton County
Blanchard’s cricket frog Acris crepitans blanchardi Basinwide
Northern spring peeper Hyla crucifer crucifer Basinwide
Cope’s gray treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis Basinwide
Western chorus frog Pseudacris triseriata Basinwide
Eastern narrowmouth toad Gastrophryne carolinensis Basinwide
Great Plains narrowmouth toad Gastrophryne olivacea Western counties of the basin
Northern crawfish frog Rana areolata circulosa Western counties of the basin
Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana Basinwide
Green frog Rana clamitans Basinwide
Pickerel frog Rana palustris Basinwide
Southern leopard frog Rana sphenocephala Basinwide
Wood frog Rana sylvatica Eastern counties of the basin

Source: Johnson (1987).

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