List of U.S. state amphibians

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This is a list of official U.S. state amphibians. State amphibians are designated by tradition or the respective state legislatures.[1]

Table[edit]

State State amphibian Binomial
nomenclature
Photo Year
Alabama Red Hills Salamander Phaeognathus hubrichti Phaeognathus hubrichii.jpg 2000[2]
Arizona Arizona Tree Frog Hyla eximia Hyla eximia.jpg 1986[3]
California California red-legged frog "Rana draytonii" Rana aurora.jpg 2014[4]
Colorado Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium.jpg 2012[5]
Georgia American Green Tree Frog Hyla cinerea American green tree frog 1.JPG 2005[6]
Illinois Eastern Tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum Tiger salamander.jpg 2005[7]
Iowa North American Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana North-American-bullfrog1.jpg Unofficial
Kansas Barred Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium.jpg 2005[8]
Louisiana American Green Tree Frog Hyla cinerea American green tree frog 1.JPG 1993[9]
Minnesota Northern Leopard Frog Rana pipiens Northern leopard frog 1.jpg Proposed in 1999[10]
Missouri North American Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana North-American-bullfrog1.jpg 2005[11]
New Hampshire Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens Notophthalmus viridescensPCCA20040816-3983A.jpg 1985[12]
New Mexico New Mexico Spadefoot Toad Spea multiplicata Nmspadefoot.jpg 2003[13]
New York Wood Frog Lithobates sylvaticus Lithobates sylvaticus (wood frog).jpg 2014
Ohio Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum Spotted salamander on leaf.jpg 2010[14]
Oklahoma North American Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana North-American-bullfrog1.jpg 1997[15]
South Carolina Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum Spotted salamander on leaf.jpg 1999[16]
Tennessee Tennessee Cave Salamander Gyrinophilus palleucus Gyrinophilus palleucus Tennessee Cave Salamander.JPG 1995[17]
Texas Texas Toad Bufo speciosus Bufo speciosus.jpg 2009[18]
Vermont Northern Leopard Frog Rana pipiens Northern leopard frog 1.jpg 1998[19]
Washington Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla Hyla regilla.jpg 2007[20]
D.C. & U.S. Territories Amphibian Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year
Puerto Rico Common Coquí Eleutherodactylus coqui Common Coquí.jpg Unofficial


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official State Amphibians NetState.com, accessed April 21, 2006.
  2. ^ "Official Alabama State Amphibian". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2003-11-06. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  3. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  4. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  5. ^ "Colorado State Amphibian". Colorado. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  6. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  7. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  8. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  9. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  10. ^ "Minnesota State Symbols--Unofficial, Proposed, or Facetious". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  11. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  12. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  13. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  14. ^ "State Amphibian - Spotted Salamander". Profile Ohio. Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  15. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  16. ^ State of South Carolina Code of Laws. "Title 1, Chapter 1, Article 9, Section 1-1-699". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  17. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  18. ^ "Students Lauded for Naming Official State Amphibian of Texas" (Press release). Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. 2009-12-04. Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  19. ^ "Official State Amphibians". State Symbols. NETSTATE. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  20. ^ State Symbols of Washington. "State symbols". Archived from the original on 2007-11-15. Retrieved 2007-11-27. 

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