List of amphibians of Colorado

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List of Colorado amphibians lists the wild salamanders, frogs, and toads found in the U.S. state of Colorado.

Salamanders[edit]

Family Species Common Name
Ambystomatidae Ambystoma tigrinum Tiger salamander

Frogs[edit]

Family Species Common Name
Hylidae Acris crepitans Northern cricket frog
Hylidae Hyla arenicolor Canyon treefrog
Hylidae Pseudacris triseriata Western chorus frog
Microhylidae Gastrophryne olivacea Great Plains narrowmouth toad*
Ranidae Rana blairi Plains leopard frog
Ranidae Rana catesbeiana Bullfrog
Ranidae Rana pipiens Northern leopard frog
Ranidae Rana sylvatica Wood frog

*Although it bears the common name "toad", Gastrophryne olivacea is taxonomically considered to be a frog.

Bullfrogs are an introduced and invasive species to Colorado.

Toads[edit]

Family Species Common Name
Bufonidae Bufo boreas Western toad
Bufonidae Bufo cognatus Great Plains toad
Bufonidae Bufo debilis Green toad
Bufonidae Bufo punctatus Red-spotted toad
Bufonidae Bufo woodhousii Woodhouse's toad
Scaphiopodidae Spea bombifrons Plains spadefoot
Scaphiopodidae Spea intermontana Great Basin spadefoot
Scaphiopodidae Spea multiplicata New Mexico spadefoot
Scaphiopodidae Scaphiopus couchii Couch's spadefoot

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