INDEX AND LIST OF AMPHIBIANS

Amphibians of central Maryland and Northern Virginia. This list includes the amphibians that I believe have been reliably
reported from our area of central Maryland and Northern Virginia near Washington, DC. Amphibians found only on the Eastern
Shore of Maryland and Virginia or Western Maryland west of Frederick are not included.



Frogs and Toads


Eastern Spadefoot Toad (Scaphiopus holbrooki)

Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad (
Gastrophryne carolinensis)

American Toad (Bufo americanus)

Fowler's Toad (Bufo woodhousei)

Spring Peeper (
Hyla crucifer)

Green Treefrog (Hyla cinerea)

Grey Treefrogs (Hyla chrysoscelis and Hyla versicolor)

Upland Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata)

Northern Cricket Frog (Acris crepitans)

Green Frog (Rana clamitans)

Bullfrog (
Rana catesbeiana)

Southern Leopard Frog (
Rana utricularia)

Pickeral Frog (Rana palustris)

Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica)







Salamanders


Greater Siren (Siren lacertina)

Hellbender (
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis)

Red-Spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens)

Eastern Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum)

Jefferson Salamander (
Ambystoma jeffersonianum)

Spotted Salamander (
Ambystoma maculatum)

Marbled Salamander (
Ambystoma opacum)

Northern Dusky Salamander (
Desmognathus fuscus)

Northern Spring Salamander (
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)

Northern Red Salamander (Pseudotriton ruber)

Eastern Mud Salamander (Pseudotriton montanus)

Slimy Salamander (
Plethodon glutinosus)

Red-Backed Salamander (Plethodon cinereus)

Four-toed Salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum)

Northern Two-lined Salamander (
Eurycea bislineata)

Long-tailed Salamander (Eurycea longicauda)
AMPHIBIANS OF THE BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON METRO AREA
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