Frogs by State

Frogs and Toads in New Mexico

Frogs and Toads of New Mexico

Frogs

True Frog Family – Ranidae

American Bullfrog

The American Bullfrog is the largest frog in the state. It lacks a dorsal ridge down its back.

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Rio Grande Leopard Frog
Plains Leopard Frog
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Chiricahua Leopard Frog
Northern Leopard Frog
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Lowland Leopard Frog

Flesh bellied Frog Family – Craugastoridae

Barking Frog

Tree Frog Family – Hylidae

Northern Cricket Frog

The Northern Cricket Frog is the only frog in the state. Its skin is relatively more rough than the other tree frogs in the state. It also has no distinct markings.

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Canyon Tree Frog
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Arizona Tree Frog
Boreal Chorus Frog

Toads

True Toad Family – Bufonidae

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Colorado River Toad
Western Toad
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Green Toad
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Arizona Toad
Great Plains Toad
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Red Spotted Toad
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Texas Toad
Woodhouse’s Toad

Narrow Mouthed Toad Family – Microhylidae

Western Narrow Mouthed Toads

The Western Narrowed Mouth Toad is the only narrowed mouth toad in the state. It’s not a true toad because it lacks a parotoid gland behind its eye and doesn’t have a keratonized spade on its rear feet.

Spadefoot Toad Family- Scaphiopodidae

Plains Spadefoot Toad

Boss

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Mexican Spadefoot Toad

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