Frogs and Toads of New Hampshire

Frogs and Toads of New Hampshire

Frogs

Tree Frogs – Hylidae

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Gray Tree Frog

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Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer)

The Gray Tree Frog, Hyla veriscolor, and the Spring Peeper, Pseudacris crucifer, are the only tree frogs in the state. The Gray Tree frog is much larger than the Spring Peeper and the Spring Peeper has a x shaped mark on its back.

True Frogs – Ranidae

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Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans)

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American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbianus)

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Mink Frog (Lithobates septentrionalis)

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Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)

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Pickeral Frog (Lithobates palustris)

Pickeral Frog (Lithobates palustris) and Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens) look very similar to each other because of the spots but the Pickeral frog’s spots are more rectangular than the Northern Leopard Frog.

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Wood Frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) is easily id’d by the mask around its eyes.

Toads

True Toads – Bufonidae

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American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)

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Fowler’s Toad (Anaxyrus fowleri)

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