Amphibians documented within Strawberry Plains Audubon Center's property boundaries.
Spotted Salamander in Mitch Robinson's hand, taken during nocturnal breeding at our vernal pools. Photo: Robin Pigot

Strawberry Plains is home to two orders of amphibians found in a variety of terrestrial and aquatic habitats ranging from permanent ponds, ephemeral pools, sandy-bottom creeks, and more.

ANURANS: Frogs & Toads

Bufonidae: Toads 
American toad - Anaxyrus americanus
Fowler's toad - Anaxyrus fowleri
Eastern Narrow-mouth toad - Gastrophyrne carolinensis

Hylidae: Treefrogs
Spring peeper - Pseudacris crucifer
Southern chorus frog - Pseudacris feriarum
Cricket frog - Acris spp.
Bird-voiced treefrog - Hyla avivoca
Cope's gray treefrog - Hyla chrysoscelis
Green treefrog - Hyla cinera

Ranidae: True Frogs
Southern leopard frog - Rana sphenocephala
Bronze/Green frog - Rana clamitans
Bullfrog - Rana catesbeiana
Pickerel Frog - Rana (Lithobatespalustris

CAUDATA: Salamanders

Ambystomatidae: Mole Salamanders
Spotted salamander - Ambystoma maculatum
Marbled salamander - Ambystoma opacum
Mole Salamander - Ambystoma talpoideum

Plethodontidae: Lungless Salamanders
Mississippi Slimy Salamander - Plethodon mississippi

Salamandridae: Newt Salamanders
Red-spotted newt - Notophthalamus viridescens

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