Reptiles and Amphibians of the Northwoods

Spring Peeper

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The natural history of the northwoods

Species Index

Order Anura, the Toads and Frogs

Bufonidae, Toads
  • Bufo americanus, American Toad
Hylidae, Treefrogs
  • Hyla chrysoscelis/versicolor, Grey Tree Frog
  • Pseudacris triseriata, Boreale Chorus Frog
  • Pseudacris crucifer, Northern Spring Peeper
Ranidae, True Frogs
  • Rana septentrionalis, Mink Frog
  • Rana clamitans, Green Frog
  • Rana pipiens, Northern Leopard Frog
  • Rana sylvatica, Wood Frog
Northern Leopard Frog

Order Caudata, the Salamanders

Proteidae, Waterdogs and Mudpuppies
  • Necturus maculosus, Mudpuppy
Ambystomatidae, Mole Salamanders
  • Notophthalmus viridescens, Eastern Newt
  • Ambystoma tigrinum, Eastern Tiger Salamander
  • Ambystoma laterale, Blue Spotted Salamander
  • Ambystoma maculatum, Spotted Salamander
Plethodontidae, Lungless Salamanders
  • Plethodon cinereus, Redback Salamander

Order Squamata, the Snakes

Colubridae, Colubrid Snakes
  • Thamnophis sirtalis, Eastern Garter Snake
  • Storeria occipitomaculata, Northern Redbelly Snake
  • Diadophis punctatus, Northern Ringneck Snake

Order Testudines, the Turtles

Chelydridae, Snapping Turtles
  • Chelydra serpentina, Common Snapping Turtle (SSC)
Emydidae, Box and Water Turtles
  • Chrysemys picta bellii, Western Painted Turtle
  • Clemmys insculpa, Wood Turtle (TH-MN)

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Last updated on 21 April, 2004