Frogs by State

Frogs and Toads of Alaska

Frogs and Toads of Alaska

Alaska has a limited number of frogs and toads because of the cold but they still have a few.

Frogs

True Frogs – Ranidae

Alaska has two true frog species – Wood Frog and Columbia Spotted Frog. They are relatively easy to tell apart.

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Wood Frog (Lithobates Sylvaticus)

Wood Frog has a mask around their eyes that distinguishes itself from the only other frog in Alaska.

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Columbia Spotted Frog (Lithobates luteiventris)

Toad

True Toad Family – Bufonidae

Alaska only has one toad species, the Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas).

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Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas)
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