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ANURA - Frogs & Toads
Collecting information from the Southeast ARMI index sites
is a long term effort. New descriptions, images, and
vocalizations will be added as they are completed.

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Treefrogs - Hylidae

Tropical Frogs - Leptodactylidae

Southern Cricket Frog - Acris gryllus

Antillean Frog - Eleutherodactylus antillensis

Cope´s Gray Treefrog - Hyla chrysoscelis

Whistling Frog - Eleutherodactylus cochranae

Green Treefrog - Hyla cinerea

Common Coqui - Eleutherodactylus coqui

Pinewoods Treefrog - Hyla femoralis

Mute Frog - Eleutherodactylus lentus

Barking Treefrog - Hyla gratiosa

Greenhouse Frog - Eleutherodactylus planirostris

Squirrel Treefrog - Hyla squirella

White-lipped Frog - Leptodactylus albilabris

Cuban Treefrog - Osteopilus septentrionalis


Spring Peeper - Pseudacris crucifer

Narrow-mouthed Toads - Microhylidae

Southern Chorus Frog - Pseudacris nigrita

Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad - Gastrophryne carolinensis

Little Grass Frog - Pseudacris ocularis


Ornate Chorus Frog - Pseudacris ornata

Spadefoots - Pelobatidae


Eastern Spadefoot - Scaphiopus holbrookii

True Frogs - Ranidae


Gopher Frog - Rana capito

Toads - Bufonidae

Bronze Frog - Rana clamitans

Giant Toad - Bufo marinus

Pig Frog - Rana grylio

Oak Toad - Bufo quercicus

River Frog - Rana heckscheri

Southern Toad - Bufo terrestris

Leopard Frog - Rana sphenocephala

Puerto Rican Crested Toad - Peltophryne lemur

Carpenter Frog - Rana virgatipes


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Link to glossary of Useful Herpetological Terms

Reference List

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Bartlett, R.D., and P.P. Bartlett, 1999. A Field Guide to Florida Reptiles and Amphibians. Houston, Texas: Gulf Publishing Company.

Beebee, T.J.C. 1996. Ecology and Conservation of Amphibians. Chapman & Hall, New York.

Bishop, S.C. 1943. Handbook of Salamanders. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, NY. 555 pp. (Reissued 1994).

Carr, A.F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publication, Biological Science Series 3(1):1-118.

Conant, Roger and Joseph T. Collins, 1998. A Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, 3rd ed. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin.

Dickerson, M. C. 1906. The Frog Book. Doubleday, Page & Co., New York. 253 pp.

Duellman, W.E. and L. Trueb. 1986. Biology of Amphibians. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York.

Gibbons, J.W. and R.D. Semlitsch. 1991. Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of the Savannah River Site. Univ. Georgia Press, Athens. 131 pp.

Mount, R.H. 1975. The Reptiles and Amphibians of Alabama. Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Printing Co.

Palis, J. G. 1998. Breeding biology of the gopher frog, Rana capito, in western Florida. Journal of Herpetology 32(2):217-223.

Palis, J. G. 1997. Breeding migration of Ambystoma cingulatum in Florida. Journal of Herpetology 31:71-78.

Palis, J. G. 1997. Distribution, habitat, and status of the flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum) in Florida, USA. Herpetological Natural History 5:53-65.

Palis, J. G. 1996. Flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum Cope). Natural Areas Journal 16:49-54.

Petranka, J.W. 1998. Salamanders of the United States and Canada. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Philibosian, R., and J.A. Yntema. 1977. Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians of The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Information Services. St. Croix, USVI: 48 pp.

Redmond, W.H., A.C. Echternacht, and A.F. Scott. 1990. Annotated checklist and bibliography of amphibians and reptiles of Tennessee (1835 through 1989). Misc. Publ., The Center for Field Biology, Austin Peay State Univ., Clarksville, TN. 173 pp.

Rivero, Juan A. 1998. Los Anfibios y Reptiles de Puerto Rico. 2nd Ed. Rev., Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico. San Juan, P.R.: 510 pp.

Schwartz, A., and R.W. Henderson. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies, Descriptions, Distributions, and Natural History. University of Florida Press. Gainesville, FL: 720 pp.

Stebbins, R.C. and N.W. Cohen. 1995. A Natural History of Amphibians. Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, NJ.

Wright, A.H. 1932. Life-histories of the Frogs of the Okefinokee Swamp, Georgia. The MacMillan Co., New York. 497 pp.

Wright, A.H. and A.A. Wright. 1949. Handbook of Frogs and Toads. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, NY. 640 pp. (Reissued 1995).



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