Frogs by Country

Frogs and Toads of Quebec, Canada

Frogs and Toads of Quebec, Canada

Frogs

True Frog Family – Ranidae

Mink Frog

The Mink Frog does not have a dorsal ridge or barely has one. Its back is spotted or marbled.

American Bullfrog

The American Bullfrog is the largest frog in the country. It does not have a dorsal ridge.

Green Frog

The Green Frog’s dorsal ridge is incomplete but runs most of the way down its back.

Northern Leopard Frog
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Pickeral Frog

The Northern Leopard Frog has circular spots over its body while the  Pickeral Frog has more square like dots.

Wood Frog

The Wood Frog has a dark mask around its face.

Tree Frog Family – Hylidae

Northern Cricket Frog

The Northern Cricket Frog has rougher, drier skin than the other tree frogs. Usually has a line down its back.

Eastern Gray Tree Frog

The Eastern Gray Tree Frog is the largest frog in the state. It has yellow coloration on its inner rear legs.

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Spring Peeper

The Spring Peeper is known for the X shaped marking on its back and its loud call that can be heard at the beginning of spring.

Toads

True Toad Family – Bufonidae

American Toad

The American Toad’s cranial crests do not touch its paratoid gland or is connected by a spur.

Fowler’s Toad

The Fowler’s Toad’s cranial crest does touch its paratoid gland.

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