Hiram College

Frogs and Toads

Bufonidae:  True Toads

  • American Toad  (Anaxyrus americanus)

Hylidae:  Tree Frogs and their Allies

  • Gray Treefrog (Dryophytes versicolor)
  • Northern Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer)
  • Western Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata)

Ranidae:  True Frogs

  • American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeiana)
  • Northern Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans)
  • Northern Leopard Frog  (Lithobates pipiens)
  • Pickerel Frog  (Lithobates palustris)
  • Wood Frog (Lithobates sylvaticus)

Salamanders

Ambystomatidae:  Mole Salamanders

  • Jefferson Salamander  (Ambystoma jeffersonianum)
  • Spotted Salamander  (Ambystoma maculatum)

Plethodontidae:  Woodland or Lungless Salamanders

  • Four-toed Salamander  (Hemidactylium scutatum)
  • Northern Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus fuscus)
  • Northern Red Salamander  (Pseudotrition ruber ruber)
  • Red-backed Salamander (Plethodon cinereus
  • Two-lined Salamander  (Eurycea bislineata)

Salamandridae:  True Salamanders

  • Eastern (Red-spotted) Newt  (Notophthalmus viridescens)

Snakes

Colubridae:  

  • Common Watersnake  (Nerodia sipedon sipedon)
  • Dekay’s/Northern Brownsnake  (Storeria dekayi)
  • Gray (Black) Rat Snake
  • Eastern Garter snake  (Thamnophis sirtalis)
  • Eastern Milk snake  (Lampropeltis triangulum)
  • Northern Red-bellied Snake  (Storeria occipitomaculata)
  • Northern Ring-necked Snake  (Diadophis punctatus edwardsii)

Turtles

Emydidae:  Pond Turtles

  • Midland Painted Turtle  (Chrysemys picta marginata)

Chelydridae:  Snapping Turtles  

  • Common Snapping Turtle  (Chelydra serpentina)