Species Information

Amphibia observations for selected counties


Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Amphibia observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Nelson.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Acris crepitans Northern Cricket FrogAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Ambystoma barbouri Streamside SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN YesReference
Ambystoma jeffersonianum Jefferson SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Ambystoma opacum Marbled SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum Eastern Tiger SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Bufo americanus American ToadAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Bufo fowleri Fowler's ToadAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis Eastern HellbenderAmphibiaNelsonNE YesReference
Desmognathus fuscus Northern Dusky SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN YesReference
Eurycea cirrigera Southern Two-lined SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Eurycea longicauda Longtail SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Eurycea lucifuga Cave SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN YesReference
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray TreefrogAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Necturus maculosus MudpuppyAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern NewtAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Plethodon dorsalis Northern Zigzag SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Plethodon glutinosus Slimy SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Pseudacris brachyphona Mountain Chorus FrogAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Northern Spring PeeperAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Pseudacris triseriata Western Chorus FrogAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Pseudotriton montanus diastictus Midland Mud SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Pseudotriton ruber Red SalamanderAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Rana catesbeiana BullfrogAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Rana clamitans melanota Green FrogAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Rana palustris Pickerel FrogAmphibiaNelsonNN Reference
Rana sphenocephala Southern Leopard FrogAmphibiaNelsonNN YesReference
Rana sylvatica Wood FrogAmphibiaNelsonNN YesReference
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern SpadefootAmphibiaNelsonNN YesReference

30 species are listed