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Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana (above)

The following
12 species of Salamanders, Toads, and Frogs (Amphibia) have been positively identified at Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History.

Click on underlined names for full species accounts or photo essays.

(Salamander Order)

SALIENTIA (Frog & Toad Order)

  • Common (Fowler's) Toad Bufo fowleri (formerly Bufo woodhousei fowleri)

  • Northern (Eastern) Cricket Frog Acris crepitans crepitans
  • Gray Treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis or H. versicolor (species are indistinguishable except by call or genetic analysis)
  • Green Treefrog Hyla cinerea
  • Northern Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer crucifer (formerly Hyla crucifer)
  • Upland Chorus Frog Pseudacris feriarum feriarum (formerly P. triseriata feriarum)
  • Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana (photo above)
  • Green Frog Rana clamitans
  • Pickerel Frog Rana palustris
  • Southern Leopard Frog Rana sphenocephala

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