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.


Family Species Common Name
Ambystomatidae Ambystoma tigrinum Tiger salamander


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.


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