List of amphibians of California

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Amphibians[edit]

  • = probably extirpated

Order Anura[edit]

Family Ascaphidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Rocky Mountain Tailed Frog (10332321346).jpg Ascaphus truei Western tailed frog

Family Bufonidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Bufo-alvarius-coloradokröte.jpg Incilius alvarius Sonoran desert toad *
California Toad (Bufo boreas halophilus) - Flickr - GregTheBusker (1).jpg Anaxyrus boreas halophilus Western toad
Arroyotoadsandiegonwr.jpg Bufo californicus Arroyo toad
Bufo canorus05.jpg Anaxyrus canorus [e] Yosemite toad
Great Plains Toad (15469071105).jpg Bufo cognatus Great Plains toad
Anaxyrus exsul 001.jpg Bufo exsul [e] Black toad
Bufo microscaphus Arizona toad *
Bufo punctatus02.jpg Bufo punctatus Red-spotted toad
1052 woodhouses toad sponseller odfw (4426826537).jpg Bufo woodhousii Woodhouse's toad

Family Hylidae[edit]

Species Common name
Pseudacris cadaverina California chorus frog
Pseudacris hypochondriaca Southern Pacific chorus frog
Pseudacris regilla Northern Pacific chorus frog
Pseudacris sierra Central Pacific chorus frog

Family Scaphiopodidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Scaphiopus couchii ANRA.jpg Scaphiopus couchii Couch's spadefoot
Spea hammondii 1.jpg Spea hammondii Western spadefoot
Spadefoot pic.jpg Spea intermontana Great Basin spadefoot

Family Ranidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Rana aurora 6230.JPG Rana aurora Northern red-legged frog
Rana berlandieri.jpg Rana berlandieri [i] Rio Grande leopard frog
Rana boylii.jpg Rana boylii Foothill yellow-legged frog
Cascades Frog (10332361205).jpg Rana cascadae Cascades frog
North-American-bullfrog1.jpg Rana catesbeiana [i] American bullfrog
Rana aurora.jpg Rana draytonii California red-legged frog
Rana Luteiventris.jpg Rana luteiventris Columbia spotted frog *
Rana muscosa 3.jpg Rana muscosa [e] Southern mountain yellow-legged frog
Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (12911428934).jpg Lithobates pipiens Northern leopard frog
Columbiaspottedfrog.jpg Rana pretiosa Oregon spotted frog *
Rana sierrae in Yosemite.jpg Rana sierrae Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog
Lithobates sphenocephalus adult 1.jpg Lithobates sphenocephalus [i] Southern leopard frog *
Lithobates yavapaiensis 2.jpg Rana yavapaiensis Lowland leopard frog *

Family Pipidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Xenopus laevi juillet 2007.jpg Xenopus laevis [i] African clawed frog

Order Caudata[edit]

Family Ambystomatidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
California Tiger Salamander.jpg Ambystoma californiense [e] California tiger salamander
Northwest salamander, Cape Meares NWR (5123549519).jpg Amybstoma gracile Northwestern salamander
Ambystoma macrodactylum sigillatum, Plumas County, CA.jpg Ambystoma macrodactylum Long-toed salamander
Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium1.jpg Ambystoma mavortium Barred tiger salamander

Family Dicamptodontidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Dicamptodon ensatus 3.jpg Dicamptodon ensatus [e] California giant salamander
Coastal Giant Salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus.jpg Dicamptodon tenebrosus Pacific giant salamander

Family Plethodontidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Clouded Salamander, Aneides ferreus.jpg Aneides ferreus Clouded salamander
Aneides flavipunctatus with young (Marshal Hedin).jpg Aneides flavipunctatus Speckled black salamander
Aneides iëcanus Shasta black salamander
Aneides lugubris 2.jpg Aneides lugubris Arboreal salamander
Aneides flavipunctatus niger Young one.jpg Aneides niger Santa Cruz black salamander
Aneides vagrans [e] Wandering salamander
Batrachoseps altasierrae Greenhorn Mountains slender salamander
Batrachoseps attenuatus California slender salamander
Batrachoseps bramei Fairview slender salamander
Batrachoseps campi [e] Inyo Mountains slender salamander
Batrachoseps diabolicus [e] Hell Hollow slender salamander
Batrachoseps gabrieli.jpg Batrachoseps gabrieli [e] San Gabriel slender salamander
Batrachoseps gavilanensis - Gabilan Mountains Slender Salamander 03.jpg Batrachoseps gavilanensis [e] Gabilan Mountains slender salamander
Batrachoseps gregarius.jpg Batrachoseps gregarius [e] Gregarious slender salamander
Batrachoseps incognitus [e] San Simeon slender salamander
Batrachoseps kawia.jpg Batrachoseps kawia [e] Sequoia slender salamander
Batrachoseps luciae.jpg Batrachoseps luciae [e] Santa Lucia Mountains slender salamander
Gardenslendersalamander.JPG Batrachoseps major Garden slender salamander
Batrachoseps minor [e] Lesser slender salamander
Batrachoseps nigriventris.jpg Batrachoseps nigriventris [e] Black-bellied slender salamander
Channel Islands Slender Salamander - Flickr - GregTheBusker.jpg Batrachoseps pacificus [e] Channel Islands slender salamander
Batrachoseps regius [e] Kings River slender salamander
Batrachoseps relictus [e] Relictual slender salamander
Batrachoseps robustus [e] Kern Plateau slender salamander
Batrachoseps simatus [e] Kern Canyon slender salamander
Batrachoseps stebbinsi [e] Tehachapi slender salamander
Ensatina eschscholtzii klauberi.jpg Ensatina eschscholtzii Ensatina
Hydromantes brunus [e] Limestone salamander
Hydromantes platycephalus [e] Mount Lyell salamander
Hydromantes shastae [e] Shasta salamander
Coastal Giant Salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus.jpg Plethodon asupak [e] Scott Bar salamander
Plethodon dunni.jpg Plethodon dunni Dunn's salamander
Plethodon elongatus.jpg Plethodon elongatus Del Norte salamander
Plethodon stormi Siskiyou Mountains salamander

Family Rhyacotritonidae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Rhyacotriton variegatus.jpg Rhyacotriton variegatus Southern torrent salamander

Family Salamandridae[edit]

Image Species Common name
Rough-Skinned Newt.JPG Taricha granulosa Rough-skinned newt
Red Bellied Newt (Taricha rivularis).jpg Taricha rivularis [e] Red-bellied newt
Taricha torosa sierrae.jpg Taricha sierrae [e] Sierra newt
Taricha torosa Trabuco Canyon.jpg Taricha torosa [e] California newt

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