North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
A class of animals including frogs, salamanders and caecilians. Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates that undergo metamorphosis and require moist areas and/or aquatic environments at some stage of development. North Carolina is home to 31 frog species and 63 salamander species. Check this page frequently as we add more species information.
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Ambystomatidae

Marbled Salamander
Ambystoma opacum

 


 

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Ambystomatidae

Eastern Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma tigrinum

 

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Bufonidae Family

Fowler's Toad
(Bufo (Anaxyrus) fowleri)

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Bufonidae Family

American Toad
Bufo (Anaxyrus) americanus

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Bufonidae Family

Oak Toad
(Bufo (Anaxyrus) quercicus)

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Bufonidae Family

Southern Toad
(Bufo (Anaxyrus) terrestris)

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Cryptobranchidae Family

Eastern Hellbender
(Crypto­branchus a.alleganiensis)

 

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Hylidae Family

Gray Treefrog
Cope's

(Hyla chrysoscelis)
Common
(Hyla versicolor)

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Hylidae Family

Cricket Frog
Northern
(Acris crepitans)
Southern
(Acris gryllus)

 

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Hylidae Family

Little Grass Frog
(Pseudacris ocularis)

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Hylidae Family

Mountain Chorus Frog
(Pseudacris brachyphona)

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Hylidae Family

Brimley's Chorus Frog
(Pseudacris brimleyi)

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Hylidae Family

Ornate Chorus Frog
(Pseudacris ornata)

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Hylidae Family

Southern Chorus Frog
(Pseudacris nigrita)

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Hylidae Family

Spring Peeper
(Pseudacris crucifer)

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Hylidae Family

Upland Chorus Frog
(Pseudacris feriarum)

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Hylidae Family

Barking Treefrog
Hyla gratiosa

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Hylidae Family

Green Treefrog
(Hyla cinerea)

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Hylidae Family

Pine Barrens Treefrog
(Hyla andersonii)

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Hylidae Family

Pine Woods Treefrog
(Hyla femoralis)

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Hylidae Family

Squirrel Treefrog
Hyla squirella

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Microhylidae Family

Eastern Narrowmouth Toad
(Gastrophryne carolinensis)

 

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Pelobatidae Family

Eastern Spadefoot
(Scaphiopus holbrookii)

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Plethodontidae Family

Green Salamander
(Aneides aeneus)

 

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Plethodontidae Family

Seepage Salamander
(Desmognathus aeneus)

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Ranidae Family

American Bullfrog
(Rana catesbeiana)

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Ranidae Family

Carolina Gopher Frog
(Rana capito)

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Ranidae Family

Carpenter Frog
(Rana virgatipes)

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Ranidae Family

Green Frog
(Rana clamitans)

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Ranidae Family

Pickerel Frog
(Rana palustris)

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Ranidae Family

Wood Frog
(Rana sylvatica)

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Ranidae Family

Southern Leopard Frog
(Rana sphenocephala)

 

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Salamandridae

Eastern Newt
Notophthalmus viridescens