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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Bufonidae Family

Fowler's Toad

Bufo (Anaxyrus) fowleri

NonGame

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Bufonidae Family

American Toad

Bufo (Anaxyrus) americanus

NonGame

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Bufonidae Family

Oak Toad

Bufo (Anaxyrus) quercicus

NonGame

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Bufonidae Family

Southern Toad

Bufo (Anaxyrus) terrestris

NonGame

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Cryptobranchidae Family

Eastern Hellbender

Crypto­branchus a.alleganiensis 

 

NonGame

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Hylidae Family

Little Grass Frog

Pseudacris ocularis

NonGame

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Hylidae Family

Brimley's Chorus Frog

Pseudacris brimleyi

NonGame

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Hylidae Family

Southern Chorus Frog

Pseudacris nigrita

NonGame

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Hylidae Family

Gray Treefrog

Cope's (Hyla chrysoscelis)
Common (Hyla versicolor)

NonGame

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Hylidae Family

Cricket Frog

Northern (Acris crepitans)
Southern (Acris gryllus)

 

NonGame

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Hylidae Family

Mountain Chorus Frog

Pseudacris brachyphona

Special Concern

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Hylidae Family

Ornate Chorus Frog

Pseudacris ornata

Endangered

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Hylidae Family

Spring Peeper

Pseudacris crucifer

NonGame

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Hylidae Family

Upland Chorus Frog

Pseudacris feriarum

NonGame

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Microhylidae Family

Eastern Narrowmouth Toad

Gastrophryne carolinensis

 

NonGame

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Pelobatidae Family

Eastern Spadefoot

Scaphiopus holbrookii

NonGame

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Plethodontidae Family

Green Salamander

Aneides aeneus

 

Threatened

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Plethodontidae Family

Seepage Salamander

Desmognathus aeneus

NonGame

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Ranidae Family

American Bullfrog

Rana catesbeiana

NonGame

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Ranidae Family

Carolina Gopher Frog

Rana capito

Endangered

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Ranidae Family

Carpenter Frog

Rana virgatipes

NonGame

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Ranidae Family

Green Frog

Rana clamitans

NonGame

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Ranidae Family

Pickerel Frog

Rana palustris

NonGame

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Ranidae Family

Wood Frog

Rana sylvatica

NonGame

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Ranidae Family

Southern Leopard Frog

Rana sphenocephala

 

NonGame

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