Frogs by State

Frogs and Toads of California

Frogs and Toads of California

Frogs

True Frog Family – Ranidae

Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)

The Northern Leopard Frog has fairly large spots all over their body. The dorsal ridge is nearly complete. The Northern Leopard Frog have an interesting history in the state. The frog is native to the state but most of the native populations have become extinct while non native populations of the frog have become established.

Lowland Leopard Frog

The Lowland Leopard Frog is stockier and paler than the Northern Leopard Frog.

Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog
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Oregon Spotted Frog
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Southern Yellow Legged Frog
Columbia Spotted Frog

Spots that are lighter in the middle

California Red-legged Frog
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Cascade’s Frog
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Foothill Yellow-legged Frog
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Northern Red-legged Frog

Tree Frog Family – Hylidae

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California Tree Frog
Northern Pacific Tree Frog / Baja California Tree Frog / Sierra Tree Frog

Tailed Frog Family – Ascaphidae

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Coastal Tailed Frog

Toads

True Toad Family – Bufonidae

Western Toad
Great Plains Toad
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Yosemite Toad
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Arroya Toad
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Black Toad
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Colorado River Toad
Woodhouse’s Toad
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Red Spotted Toad
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Arizona Toad

Spadefoot Toad Family – Scaphiopodidae

Great Basin Spadefoot

glandular boss

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad

Western Spadefoot

Introduced

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Rio Grande Leopard Frog
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American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)
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Southern Leopard Frog
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African Clawed Frog
Common Coqui

 

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